|In a typical spring usually thousands of tumble weeds are blown into the yard|
I cleaned out the weedy debris from the neglected fish pond and filled it with water. As the water splashed over the rocks surrounding the pond several very thirsty lizards came out of the shady crevices to lap the water off the rocks. One lizard simply ran to the edge of a rock and preforming a graceful
As I continued watering the half dead trees and shrubs around the dead lawns, the lizards came in droves to drink the water before it was soaked up by the thirsty earth. Several lizards, scorpions, and even a few baby birds met their demise in my fish pond over the next few days. The summer monsoon season will soon be upon us. Hopefully, it will revive the pastures ,refresh the lizards, and settle the dust.
GREAT news, according to people living at the mobile home on the farm, we have had almost a week of rain. Good news for me and the lizards, now they can just splash in the puddles and will not need to learn how to swim.