A common bird, but one that isn’t often in my yard. This blue jay was fussing noisily with another bird–maybe a mockingbird–and the jay chased the other bird away.


I was watering the basil plants when a tiny baby anole ran up one of the stems and hid in the basil leaves.


One more of the little anole, after it ventured out of its hiding place in the leaves.


And Max on guard at the gate, nose poked through the wire.Max20160726_139