During the ride I spotted an entire fence line with buzzards -a/k/a turkey vultures- on each fencepost. As we approached, some flew away, but not all. There could've been around 20 of them but I was busy trying to get pictures of a few and couldn't count. We suspect a large carcass lay hidden nearby and they were making dinner plans.
We next passed a fancy stone wall and fence (notice no gate!) in front of a place that we don't believe was a private family home. There were no signs either, but please look closely at that wonderful stonework!
AND...just down the road a little bit, the colorful chanticleer stood awaiting a pickup. He is well weathered and folksy, isn't he? Or is he just being proud and fierce waking up the sun and dominating the barnyard?
The best was yet to come. At home. A neighbor's poppies are popping and there will be dozens more. They are a wonderful sight.
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