Flower of the day

GOURDS OF AUTUMN

FOTD – October 3 – Seasonal Gourds I used to go out to farms and buy lots of gourds, but there are hardly any farm stands this year. Maybe next year. Meanwhile, these are the gourds of yesteryear.

IT’S ALMOST HERE

CMMC – September Autumn or Spring – FOLIAGE DAYS Autofocus fails when you want the front of the picture in focus but autofocus wants to do the rest of the picture. But there really was an amazing spider web through which… Read More ›

FLOWERS OF MY DAY

FOTD – September 29 – Mums It started raining last night and it’s still raining. It’s supposed to stop tomorrow or later tonight. Tomorrow night the temperature is supposed to drop down to the 40s. This might trigger the trees… Read More ›

FANCY PANSY

FOTD – September 27 – Pretty Pansy, if it’s really a pansy The person in the shop said these were “fancy pansies.” I can’t look them up because there’s no listing for “fancy pansy,” and I have no idea if they… Read More ›

FUCHSIA

FOTD – September 26 – Fuchsia The fuchsia Owen nursed through last winter is just now, at the very end of the season, beginning to really flower. I don’t know if he will nurse it through another year. We shall see…. Read More ›

IT RAINS EVERY WEDNESDAY

FOTD – September 19 – Rain Glorious Rain Of course, it doesn’t only rain on Wednesday. It also rains on Tuesday afternoons. It continues through all of Wednesday and finally quits sometime on Thursday. Or Friday. Or maybe it’s still raining…. Read More ›

THE BUDDING CHRYSANTHEMUM

FOTD – September 17 – Chrysanthemum Buds It has not bloomed yet, but it has been gray and rainy all week. If the sun comes out, I think we might yet have some very serious maroon and red Chrysanthemums.