This is Summertime

There’s been an amazing run of nice days this summer. The sun comes out, but it doesn’t get hot or uncomfortable. I’ll take this for as long as nature wants to keep serving it up. The picture above was taken in my parents’ backyard a couple of weekends ago. It’s a lot of space, withContinue reading “This is Summertime”

They won’t look like this for long

I have a magnolia tree in my backyard, and this year’s exceedingly warm weather in March brought out the flowering blooms at least a month ahead of schedule. Since I wasn’t writing this blog yet when last year’s blooms came out, this is my first chance to reflect on them here. A magnolia petal isContinue reading “They won’t look like this for long”