Taffy found a whole other dog to talk to... that's the glory of a lake that is so mirror-still.
The sand holds all kinds of animal and bird tracks, so we can see who has been around while we were sleeping.
Nestling in the grass, the wood violets are now in bloom, so small you could walk right past them if you weren't looking. They are surrounded by the wild strawberries which will soon be coming into flower as well.
And overhead, a pair of mourning doves were out to meet the morning, facing east and west on the overhead wire.
There is always a reward to going for a wander out of doors at any time of day. Early mornings come with their own special treats.