“though there were no roses now, there were numbers of rare and beautiful autumn flowers growing wherever there was space for them, and evidently tended by a skillful hand; there were flower-beds round the church, and between the tombs; and the one-storied wooden house where the elder lived was also surrounded with flowers.” - excerpt from The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 1880.
This is Mooch, a Great Egret,who is also a breakfast buddy! He loves to visit Pat’s and mooch goodies from people! 😂 The little snowy egret behind him has not been been named but loves the treats too! ▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️💗