Another fall walk and deer destruction at home

Another fall walk and deer destruction at home

November 29, 2023

Beautiful fall weather enticed me and DH out for flipside walk virtually Lady Bird Lake last weekend, but first we stopped at Red Bud Isle to trammels out the unrobed cypresses going rusty orange. It’s a good show for Austin!

Kayakers and canoeists were enjoying it too.

The fall verisimilitude wasn’t as unexceptionable at Lady Bird Lake, but the views were good nonetheless.

The lake view from Voodoo Temple, a tucked-away spindle on the Hike-and-Bike Trail.

Back at home, I had to mumble over fresh antler-rubbing forfeiture to my formerly untouched whale’s tongue agave. Those damn deer! The males are antlering everything this year, including sotols, Yucca rostrata, Sabal minor — really anything and everything. I can’t tell you how frustrating it is to find shredded yucca and palmetto leaves strewn well-nigh the garden, pushed-over sotols, and wrenched agaves.

The scene two doors down. Not the guilty party (no antlers), but he’s virtually somewhere.

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