The hens are remarkably unflustered and serene in spite of the bluster and growl of a nearby tractor mower. In times such as these a grounded calmness is essential.
Meanwhile a few clouds are massing over Jones Mountain, and a bunny holds several poses near the frolicking green water dragon that whips through the field. Back at the house, Jesse had set up camp among the notebooks containing the 10,000 drawings, in which he figures prominently. Watch this space for updates as this hot summer grinds on toward the dog days of August.