summer

A VALLEY SUMMER

SUM-SUM-SUMMERTIME Dark green boughs heavy with leaves means deep summer in the valley. We are a wonderland of trees. We had two sunny days, but today, it rained. Tomorrow they are promising more sun. Here’s hoping they got it right…. Read More ›

WHY SO LAZY DAISY?

FOTD – June 4 – BLACK-EYED SUSAN Coming this summer, my favorite late wild summer flowers — the Black-eyed Susan. Are these daisies or asters? I always assumed they are wild daisies. And the answer? Well, really — both. Rudbeckia hirta,… Read More ›

THE SUMMER WIND

SONGS THAT CAME BLOWIN’ IN, by Rich Paschall If you visited this space last Sunday, you saw the top Summer Songs as given by the musical genius, Brian Wilson.  Those may have been songs that evoked thoughts of summer for Brian,… Read More ›