The Rock Wall

Posted April 16, 2015 at 11:20 am

I just got the most enthusiastic report from Bobby Dains I think I ever got from any of my fishing reporters. His report sounds like the spoonbills, big spoonbills, are running right against the bank Tuesday afternoon.

And the mushroom hunting, probably more my speed, is great, too, so good that Bobby thinks he might even be able to find them. Maybe me, too. I’m not much of a mushroom hound either.

- Our cat, Caddeaux, put on a show Tuesday morning that left me in stitches.

He was looking out the north door when Davis’ dog, Caddee, came up from behind him and walked past him to also look out the door. Now, Caddeaux isn’t afraid of Caddee but it gave him an excuse to put on a show.

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    The Rock Wall

    In past years, the peak fall color has averaged around Oct. 15, so we have been watching to see what effect the drought has on color this year.

    Monday morning, Oct. 15, I told Kimball that the oak and hickory trees north of our house looked the best I’d seen them. I also said I can never tell when the peak hits until a day or two later.

    I’m thinking today, Tuesday, that Monday was it.

    The sugar maples don’t play by oak rules.

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