Mrs Beakley has seven new babies.

The Beakleys have been very busy of late. No more time for a leisurely tête-à-tête by the waterside.


Today, Mama Beakley arrived in our backyard with her seven adorable, fluffy ducklings. She had heard that there was plenty of birdseed in the grass underneath our bird feeder, and proudly watched as her babies enthusiastically gobbled it up.


After a while she decided it was time to leave,  so after quickly doing a head count,


she lined them up and off they sailed in single file across to the other side of the pond.


Hope you’re all having a splendid week. It’s a another beautiful sunny day here in Florida.


A Sunday Morning Outing

The Duck family looked so serene as they came gliding past my backyard. They always make it look so effortless, but then I remembered what Michael Caine once said: “Be like a duck; calm on the surface, but always paddling like the dickens underneath.”


The dinner/dance last night was really wonderful.  Delicious food, scintillating company, and great music to dance to.

Happy Sunday to you all.