I noticed it in the backyard on my way to the bird feeder. It startled me and I did a fancy little step backward, but we see them fairly often and I am not scared of them.
Lonnie went to look at it too, and when he turned around to walk away from it, I told him that the snake was chasing him (ha ha). He did a couple of fancy fast steps before he realized I was kidding!
But Mr. Snake did come up to the porch...
...and disappeared underneath.
Changing the subject...Lonnie has been a painting machine! After doing the deck rails and steps, he switched colors and painted the swing. Bright white - so fresh and clean looking.
(It's setting on the wheelbarrow while he's painting it - not suspended in mid air)
Later in the evening we enjoyed the perfect weather, sitting out on the back porch until way past dark.
I worked on this needlepoint eyeglass case until it got too dark to see.
It was breezy and pleasant and we didn't want to go inside.
I like summer!