Friday, November 24, 2017

Willy Nilly Friday, November 24, 2017

Willy Nilly Friday 5, Sky Watch Friday, Floral Friday Fotos, and I'd Rather B Birdin'

1. Bay Springs Lake (Sky Watch Friday, I'd Rather B Birdin')
Tishomingo County, Mississippi, USA, November 22, 2017
Our weather this week has been cold, but sunny. Wednesday was too pretty a day to stay home, so we drove over to Bay Springs Lake on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway. We walked along the shore for awhile, but the wind was too strong to stay outside for very long.

We saw a large mixed flock of American Coots and Ringed-necked Ducks. They are migratory birds that we see here only in the Winter,

The grayish birds with black heads are American Coots; the dark birds with white breasts and sides are Ring-necked Ducks.

2. Autumn Color
Prentiss County, Mississippi, November 22, 2017
Most of our Autumn leaves, like these from a Ginkgo tree, are on the ground now.

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, November 22, 2017
But we still have evergreen trees with colorful berries. I think this is some type of Holly.
If anyone can identify it for sure, please let me know.

3. The Most Unusual Thing I Have Seen This Week
Prentiss County, Mississippi , USA, November 23, 2017
I was surprised to see windows and doors installed on a building before the walls were built.

4. Rose (Floral Friday Fotos)
Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, November 16, 2017
There was still a bud on my pink Rose when our night-time temperatures dipped below freezing on Sunday night.

Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, November 23, 2017
I cut the bud and brought it inside to coax it to open. It has a very pleasant fragrance.

5. Holidays and Holy Days
Prentiss County, Mississippi, USA, November 23, 2017
Now that we have celebrated Thanksgiving, it is time to start thinking about Christmas!

Have a wonderful week-end!

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11 comments:

  1. ...I'm having a pole barn built and the windows and door were installed and the metal siding was then installed around them.

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  2. Ho HO Ho santa is coming soon

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  3. Hello, I love seeing the big group of ducks. Pretty berries and lovely rosebud. Happy Friday, enjoy your weekend!

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  4. I have seen this before....but, just maybe it was unplanned, and the windows were delivered early...that's my way of trying to be funny.

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  5. I'm waiting until December before thinking of Christmas!

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  6. I've not seen a building built like that where I live in Upstate New York but perhaps it has something to do with our weather. That rose looks like an old fashioned rose (a cabbage rose?) but I am no rose expert. Have a great weekend!

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  7. Great photos! That building really is unusual.

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  8. I like how you placed the group shots together: birds, leaves, and berries.

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  9. Very nice selection of photos. Enjoyed seeing the coots.

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  10. To see so many ringed neck ducks in one group like this...lucky you!
    Again, your taking oart with linking up is appreciated.

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  11. These are such lovely photos. I have also noticed that roses put out buds and bloom when it's absolutely freezing! No wonder there are so many rose fans out there -- it's indeed an amazing plant. The American Coots have really wonderful color around their eyes and it stands out on those black heads. I think it's a Holly based on the leaf shape as my holly plants also have the same leaf and berries. I think that's the latest design -- no walls but doors and windows :-). I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.

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