12 October 2017

2017-10-10 a kid on the road R

I’ve been out on foot a lot this week, and I’ve met some interesting fauna on the road.   I don’t know whose little kid this is, but he sure is cute!

And then there was plaintive mewling from the bushes – turned out it was our cat Teddy, very far from home.

2017-10-10 Teddy on the road Cr

He was scared of the dogs and scared of the cows, and wouldn’t let me carry him for more than a few meters at a time.  Anyway, I did finally shepherd him back to our property where he knows all the other animals.

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My first flower photo of the week was of this magnificent handicraft done by Aileen, mother of Kiki’s best friend.   She uses florist tape to put artificial flowers onto a large guava branch which is secured in a plastic potting bucket.

2017-10-09 Aileen's handicraft Cr

Aileen took her first flower trees to town last week and her first customer bought all five of them.

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The living flowers are loving the drought.

2017-10-11 bougainvillea a riot of color R

The bougainvillea is in full bloom everywhere – a riot of color.

2017-10-11 plumeria in the drought Cr

And the plumeria (frangipani) is still pumping out the flowers, even though the leaves are nearly all gone.

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It’s still cool at night, but really scorching by day.

2017-10-11 belly up in the heat R

Nuff said?

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May you all have a blessed and happy week.

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