Monthly Archives: July 2013

Serenade

I stepped out onto the deck to a lovely cardinal serenade. I wish I could have captured his song along with this image. I love my backyard.

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Backyard Visitors

This morning, I spotted a swallowtail in the butterfly bush. While I was watching it, I noticed this beautiful hummingbird moth as well. I love the transparent “cutouts” in the center of its wings.

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Butterfly Bush

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Rainy Days

and Mondays. A good day to focus on slowing down and being present with the routine of our day. Midday light was lovely on this rainy day while I lunched with Little Bit. We had a visit from this cute … Continue reading

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Something New

The pink Rose of Sharon has started to bloom, teeming with bees, the whole bush a buzz. And then I found this delicate beauty in the corner of the wildflower garden. No idea where it came from.

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Late Bloomer

Found this late blooming columbine. It must be loving the heat. A lovely patch of cone flower.

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Heat Wave

It has gotten hot. Perfect day for the pool! And a bonus, it was ice cream day. On the way home, in the distance, rain. Never did reach us, but the clouds cooled things down a little.

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Ohio Railway Museum

This afternoon, the girls and I joined @igerscolumbus for an Instameet at the Ohio Railway Museum. It was a great time wandering around and exploring the old trains and taking a little train ride. Check out my Instagram gallery for … Continue reading

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Birds and Blooms

I love that there are bluebird boxes on all the fences around the fields at the middle school making bluebirds plentiful in the neighborhood. The backyard is always full of birds and birdsong. We were serenaded by this robin belting … Continue reading

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Summer Storm

Before… During… And after…(from a different vantage point, but interestingly enough, these sunset colored clouds fill the eastern sky while the western view at the time was still blue.)

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