It has been a few gloomy days here on Sunrise Ridge, fog, rain, more fog and more rain.
This morning the sun peeped out for a few minutes, then heavy clouds returned.
All that, and the appearance of one majestic pileated woodpecker, laughing loudly as he flew by. In a rare mood, this bird sat long enough to allow me to take his portrait.
His visit and a bit of sunshine, did a lot to sweeten the day