Of course you probably know where he came from but I won't tell. I had to give him several coats of sealant to make him water proof and for now he is above the water line on a temporary stand while I think of a better perch.
The floating rafts made it through the winter and look as good as ever. So much so that with some help from David I made two more this weekend. They will help shade the water surface in the larger stock tank until the water lilies cover the surface.
There is a little less shade here this year due to some trimming back of low branches on the live oak tree. That meant not so many cactus on the steps.