An anxiously awaited box arrived from Amazon today:
That's right! I finally treated myself to something I've been wanting ever since I first bought my Canon - a telephoto lens. As an added bonus, I also got us (myself) a newly minted reprint of the game Cards Against Humanity (which is basically an un-PC, adults' only version of Apples to Apples). Looking forward to breaking it in soon.
Have already given the new lens a go - here's one of our local murder of crows, preening on the lamppost down the street from our back deck:
Crow Preening by *dbvictoria on deviantART