We didn't get go to the Olalla property yesterday because the owner called his realtor and said the creek was too high to cross, meaning we wouldn't be able to see the "back 40" (or 75 as it were...). We decided to wait until Thursday so the Lord willing and the creek don't rise we'll go regardless and at least see the house.
One bit of sad news regarding that owner. When Vicki and I were there before they had mentioned that they wanted to sell the house to return to California. He had a bad back and she had lupis. His wife just passed away at the beginning of this week. ☹
So meanwhile we continue driving around on our own, just looking at the different areas. One thing we've noticed that is not something that occurs where we came from and that is the deer and turkeys that we see everywhere!
Here's a field of turkeys. (Click on the picture to enlarge.)
Here's a deer at the side of the road. I probably could have taken my time taking this picture but I was afraid the deer would run off. It didn't. But I got a nice clear picture of the tree trunks!
I suppose this is probably a good time to be looking at property. That might sound a little odd but in reality we'll be able to see if and where there might be flooding. We have seen a lot of standing water in pastures and that's something I would like to avoid if possible. Everything usually looks better in the summer.