Flower Bud

Our poor flowerbeds have been sorely neglected over the past five summers while we’ve been gallivanting around the Northeast, but some flowers remain. This is a bud from a plant I put in this spring.

flower bud

Sandhill Crane Enjoying the Sun


We often see this crane, or another just like it, on one of three poles in a field just a short drive from our house. Today, I had the camera ready.