Fear not, I also take my photojournalistic responsibilities very seriously.
Since there has been very little "flora" this summer, I have had to concentrate on the "fauna". (I will address the huge problem with the ground squirrels at some other time.)
From my desk and window overlooking the front yard-as it were- I have a great view of some wildlife. This is not to be confused with my unwild life.
Todays special treat was a beautiful (I think) hawk of some sort. He sat patiently while I slowly tried to get some shots through ventian blinds-not easy. He even waited while I'll opened the blinds and refocused. pretty bird, maybe 9-11".
***Note: It is actually an American Kestral***
Then off he went. I hope he was looking for ground squirrels.
(The green stuff surrounding him is what is passing for ground cover this year, not grass, you may be sure.)