A partially non-grey day was ours! When I went into work at 7 this morning it was misty and brooding. When I came out at 3, it was a little steamy, but gorgeous, bright and the sky was actually blue! We had some things to do before chores, and it was a pleasure to be outside doing them.
It was also a day when my husband played traffic cop for the new hatchlings, the painted turtle babies. They are so cute, and they tend to hatch at this time of year on one side of the driveway, and make their way across to the woodsy wet area on the other side.
When we built our house we must have really messed up the whole traffic pattern. It’s always interesting to watch where the mama turtles lay their eggs: they are partial to a lot of the sandy back-fill near the house, and also in the gravel of the driveway. We get a lot of the painted babies that hatch in the spring, and also some snapping turtle babies, although we don’t usually see as many of them.
And to top off the loveliness of the day, the evening sky was a treat.
The pansies have not gotten into their pot yet, but we improvised!