Sunday, May 21, 2017

Sunday Stroll: A Rose By No Other Name

It was a dark and gloomy day. I got up early and waited for the sun to peek from behind the clouds. It did for a moment, and went back to hiding. Storms have played all over the state for days. My rain gauge shows 1 5/8 inches, but the cold is the worst. I have worn a sweater most days, and sometimes even more. I felt these early blooms were cheerful, in a rose garden I worked in one summer. They liked my botanical education being prepared and put me on a shovel or push mower most of the summer.  It was fun in the fall bringing home dozens of roses as we prepared them for winter.  I also met a friend who starts his own hybrids from seed.

My favorite shot

This tiny bunny wasn't too afraid, but more hungry.

I thought this was a statue until I turned my back and it started sneaking up on me

Out And About Thinking Small

Even the smallest of things can be large in my life. I love to discover the beauty of all around me.

Tiny florets the size of a pencil
Tiny birds
A tiny stretch of river bottoms.
Tiny fish, but his first one caught for the day and the year.
My tiny baby
Not so tiny grandkids.
Tiny babies
Tiny parents

Tiny guest house
Have a wonderful week!!

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Camping At The Lake

You said this was so easy
Sail, sail away
So free and easy
Casting troubles to the wind.

Turkey Vultures
Dude, that guy has a camera

Wild Geranium

The trail was just over here, somewhere. 

Love the color in these violets

If water told a story
It may be very long
Perhaps sing a single verse
About how life goes on.

Woodland Phlox