The first two feature a couple of common whitetail dragonflies that seem to like hanging out on and around the walkway at the bottom of our front steps.
The female was the first to arrive.
After a week or two, this male decided to join her.
Although we still have at least 2 dozen cardinals around, the blue jays are still increasing in numbers. Our highest recent count is 11.
In related news, a photo of a cardinal and a pair of blue jays at one of our feeders was recently featured on the front page of the St. Tammany News.
Rain on a banana leaf.
Down the dusty, gravel road from our house.