Summer Gift

     Hello again!  Unfortunately, summer is almost half over.  I love the gifts summer has to offer.  Great painting opportunities, fresh fruits and veges, plus numerous happenings that can only happen in summer. 

     One of these are new fawns.  I love seeing a new fawn.  We had one show up in the pasture a couple of weeks ago.  We will see them frequently by themselves, although not far from the woods.  And you can be sure that the doe is not far away.  However, this particular one seemed orphaned.  Always by itself, and one morning lying in the gravel driveway to the barn.  It layed

fawn, actual distance, copyright 2008 Denny Martindale
fawn, actual distance, copyright 2008 Denny Martindale
fawn, close-up, copyright 2008 Denny Martindale
fawn, close-up, copyright 2008 Denny Martindale

 there for about an hour, just keeping an eye on us.  The dog and cats wandered around waiting for breakfast, and we were doing morning chores.  For about two weeks we saw only the fawn, no doe.  Finally, we saw it with two does, so at least it has company.  I would love to hear from anyone that has actually had an orphaned fawn.  Of course, this presents more painting opportunities!

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