Happy June to you! This weekend was quite busy for us, but productive. On Saturday, hubby and I had been downtown and were coming home when we spotted a very large turtle trying to cross our main road. I'm assuming it was a male and he had been living in a local wetlands near a lake, that is now flooding and I think he was trying to get to dryer ground. As we passed by, hubby said he couldn't believe how big it was and that it would be hit. Now, for those who live in the eastern US, turtles are very common I know. Here however, we see them in the rivers but not on the roads. So what does a good hubby do, but swing a u-turn and we head back so he can rescue the turtle. We pulled off into the bike lane(thankfully no one was riding in it), put on our emergency flashers and he jumped out of the car. He carefully picked up the turtle, who tried to bite him and climbed over the guard rail, putting the turtle back in the tall grasses. My daughter asked if I took photos to which I said no; I was too busy watching traffic to make sure the cars were giving my hubby the room he needed. Hubby knows what an animal lover I am(except for mice, rats, cockroaches) and once again he is my hero.
This is the fist year we've ever had Peonies in our yard; I have looked at the plants before but found they were too pricey. At our new home, we have several plants and here is my first cutting.
I hope you had a wonderful weekend, with time outside enjoying the beauty of creation.
Blessings to you~
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