Sunday, July 22, 2018

Drainage Sculpture....

As the rain drains down from the eaves, it funnels through downspouts and out through this guy.  The former owners left this sculpture.  The photo shows the guy and his dog under the shadow of a rhubarb leaf.

I did get a shot of it with better lighting, but I thought the above photo was more artistic.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Saturday Snooze......

Weathered and wounded through the years, it  doesn’t stop the expression of the angel in contemplation. The green color is probably a moss-like material. I do see that the step has the growth on it.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Snapped Off.......

I rescued this day lily bloom from the ground outside of the garage yesterday morning.  I had it in the truck as I travel to the old place.  I thought I must have hit it while walking by durning the loading of things in the truck.

When I returned home I found another one on the ground.  I did decide that the wind was snapping them off of the stems.  That was the same wind that was churning up the tornadoes north of town.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Volunteer Vine.......

I am letting it live.  I would hope that it is a muskmelon. I hope it is not a pumpkin. If it is something different than those two it will be from seed left from two years ago when I did not own the property. Having all those blooms in a row makes me think it could even be a cucumber.  The row of blooms makes for a wonderful shot. I do see that I have some grasses to get pulled.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Horse Power......

As I travel down a narrow one lane road to the town dump site for branches and limbs, I am surrounded by fields of livestock. The horses are in the one pasture and angus cattle are in the next one. The gravel road is on the very edge of the pastures and I can take shots right out of the truck window.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Tiger Power....

The everlasting tiger lily is putting out blooms. At the farm it may have bloomed once or twice during its stay in the shade. I had it for a lot of years but most times it never budded.  I moved the bulb down to the new home,  It was rarely in bloom at the time.  Since it had bloomed I moved it.   This year I have a second stem that is going to bloom.  I always think of my first time seeing this kind of lily at my grandmother’s farm house.  Her iris bed was crowded and had lots to water grass growing among them.  Out of the middle of the row is a tiger lily putting out orange blooms like a rose amounts throne.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Joy in the Morning.......

It is Monday and there is a gentle cool breeze out of the north.  It was 69 degrees F. and it felt good to be outside while I took Barney for his morning venture.