Farmers work hard and often unless you travel through rural areas of the country, you often forget where your food comes from. Vegetables, fruits, you name it, are planted, grown and harvested through the sweat of our country farmers. Often, too, there may be some who raise certain types of fowl for selling or home consumption. Sadly, there are predators that may encroach upon a farmer or rancher's land that are deemed a "nuisance'. Thus in my travels, I am learning that
I can't help it. NOTHING will capture my heart, move me to tears or soothe my spirit more than Red Foxes and more specifically Fox Kits. NOTHING. I have spent 11 months in my new location earnestly asking, begging, inquiring, driving, you name it . . . what all seemed for naught. Told over and over, they've all but disappeared, they're poisoned or killed by farmers or coyotes. I was heartbroken. And THEN one glorious morning out searching the rural country gravel roads
What a beautiful time of year. The American White Pelicans are now migrating north and we are so fortunate here in Minnesota to have them grace the Minnesota River valley and even further north! The Pelicans on the falls is a stunning sight to behold.