Last month, some new neighbors moved into the property. Yay, neighbors! They are very lovely people and I enjoy running into them while I do the laundry.
ALSO, one of them is a circus performer. So, this has been installed in the yard:
I think this is pretty great. OK, it takes a little getting used to. For instance, I may be in bed writing a paper, and this is what I see out the window:
Overall, I find this pretty cool: