Drifting Along With A Tumbling Tumbleweed

The ubiquitous tumbleweed . . . .

The ubiquitous tumbleweed . . . .

The ongoing drought during the summer and autumn of 2013 resulted in little grass, but a bumper crop of weeds–tumbleweeds to be sure!  The winter winds have stirred them and set them to tumbling along the roadways and fields, bumping up against fences and just about anything else that gets in their way.

Seems impossible, but the wind has its ways! . . . .

Seems impossible, but the wind has its ways! . . . .

Brief layover in the snow . . . .

Brief layover in the snow . . . .

Flying too close to the fan . . . .

Flying too close to the fan . . . .

Tucked under the tractor . . . .

Tucked under the tractor . . . .

A flurry along the fence . . . .

A flurry along the fence . . . .

Might as well put them to good use! . . . .

Might as well put them to good use! . . . .

Frosty the Tumbleweed Man arrived just in time for the holidays and greeted guests for the winter solstice open house.  What a guy!

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