Some of the geese were the only ones in evidence. Upon noticing a big, bad figure stalking around the outside of the fence, they immediately set up a "Danger, danger, stranger danger!" squawking.
When I started talking to them, and they recognized my voice, they came right over to me . . .
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The pond is going down, down, down and sadly needs a fresh infusion of water. We've had no rain for a while now, but there's the possibility of some tomorrow . . . fingers crossed. The water fowl and the garden would welcome it.
I'm elated to report that our day time temperatures have dropped quite a bit in the last day or so, the humidity is lessening and sleeping at night has once again become comfortable. Hooray for this first little glimpse of autumnal weather!