Saturday, 17 October 2009
Sunday, 11 October 2009
It's a gray, windy, wet october day (a whole lot more season-like that last wednesday when we had 27°C). I went for a two hours walk in the early afternoon and it looked like this:
Not that dark now that I look at the picture... if you click on it to enlarge it you get an impression of the corn field.
I found these guys - only the second time that I saw some turkeys alive -
and this cutie
I love donkeys, most of all the beautiful poitou-donkeys but this one is so cute, too.
Thanks for passing by!
(klick on title to get to the home of the Socktoberfest)
After I saw the beginning of Kellies socks here: http://www.celticcaston.com/?p=197 I knew I had to join teh fun. I haven't taken part in a kal for years now and felt the fun immediately after getting the first clue and reading in the ravelry groups about the knitting of the socks.
Sunday, 4 October 2009
Saturday, 3 October 2009
I just checked out the different terms for different water bodies, because soemtimes my thoughts wander to questions like "what does the name mean", "what is the difference between x and y". They are called "Weiher" in German, meaning a water body without deep zones like a lake has. Corresponding to pond in English. There is also the Teich in German which has a exit for the water. Mostly used for garden ponds, village pond.
Here are four of these ponds close together, they were made digging up the gravel and sand. In one of them there are still the machines in but I`ve never seen then working. The second is a fishing pond. The third, closest to us, is for mixed uses: fishing, swimming, and the fourth has a swimming pool nearby with access to a beach of the pond, there is a waterball area (I even swa some guy splay waht I would discribe as kayak-polo), and on the other side there is aprotected area where nature should be on its own.
On our way back home I turned back and saw this, if you click on the pictures to enlarge them you can see in the distance the Odenwald hills, eastern end in the northern partof the plain of the Rhein.
And this rose bush full of hips on the other side. I love to watch how the bushes change with the seasons.