Abstract Thursday - Changes
The thanks to Ingeborg for today's AT challenge of "changes". I have taken a fairly literal interpretation in this. I used ICM with a very slow shutter and vertical camera movement using the tall grasses reflected in the water. The grasses are dying back now as evidenced by the non--green lines which I interpreted as seasonal changes. I took this from my kayak during a very enjoyable paddle today.
I saw two of my neighbors doing their usual morning walk (he had a heart transplant and rarely misses a day of walking) and took Jax out and joined them. We walked and talked and had a nice time. They wanted all the details on Charlie's escape and return, and made a big fuss over Jax which he loved. Very nice way to start the day.
Then I loaded the kayak up and went out to one of the nearby lakes for a nice long paddle. Total bliss even though I was getting shoved around a bit by the wind. There was only one other boat on the lake, a couple of fishermen who arrived just after me and helped me take my kayak off the car roof. I took a ridiculous number of shots trying to get a pond hawk dragon ovipositing but not a single one came out clear. Not surprising really since both the dragon and the kayak were moving rather erratically. I may go out again tomorrow after yoga if the weather is nice and try again.
We decided to donate Hubs' old Mercedes to a charitable organization (Alzheimers research) so they are coming to pick it up tomorrow. He considered selling it, but it really isn't worth much and needs a new trans, so kind of doesn't make sense to try to sell it. He has been researching cars like crazy and has landed on a Honda Accord Hybrid. Not sure if we'll try to get it now or just wait a while. The car market is really a mess right now so it probably makes sense to wait. We'll see.
And such sad news today about the passing of Queen Elizabeth. I have to think she was ready to join her Prince. I can’t imagine that any person could have done more for her country than this woman. Rest In Peace, Your Majesty.
Dark with mint today.