While I was off at the genealogy conference Dick got to look for and find an uncommon visitor here, an Eared Grebe. They are small diving birds vaguely related to loons. In April it was sporting its spiffy breeding plumage. I used two of his pictures in a copycat or template challenge.
-copycat template by Chris based on "... best things in life" by neat freak
-background, both word arts: Sketchbook Artistry no. 1 by Sue Cummings
-birds: Family Ties by Fei-fei's Stuff
-square scatter: Stamp My Heart by Kitty Designs
-circle trail: Trail It by Merkeley Designs