Monday, June 23, 2014

After the Vacation

The day after vacation, I always feel the pull to do two different things.  1. To fly around getting everything unpacked and in the laundry and 2. To flop down on the couch with a book and take a nap.  I've combined the two and after throwing a load of laundry in the wash, I'm curled up in the armchair with a huge stack of reading material that includes a nursing memoir, Stormy Petrel by Mary Stewart, a couple vintage magazines (must blog about that) and a section of the newspaper.  While I was hanging out the laundry, my eye was caught by how gorgeous the front flower beds are looking.  In just a little over a weekend, the wildflower mix that we spread liberally has started to really bloom.  I am so pleased by how the beds turned out, so I grabbed the camera and snapped a few pictures.  Isn't it pretty?






...And a lovely rose that I snapped a picture of as I was coming inside.

2 comments:

  1. You know, photos are good for making you see beauty where normally you just see work undone and weeds (daggone 'em). Thanks for taking them!

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    1. That's the main thing I love about taking pictures. It makes you step back and notice the everyday beauty around you.

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