Monday, June 28, 2010

White Coneflower

Shown also are my pitiful attempts at utilizing Photoshop Elements.

Friday, June 25, 2010


The mammatus clouds shown in last week's Skywatch post later looked like this:

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More Milkweeds

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010


Please meet Loosestrife---a shy wildflower who for some reason keeps herself perpetually gazing downward:
.....and thusly, like a tiny lampshade.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Purple Meadow Rue

And, then, too......fraternizing with some unfocused white rue:

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Singing Red-Wing

The bird book describes his song as a "squeaky KONG-KA-REE". Have a nice Sunday.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Mammatus Clouds

Not often do we see them, so I rushed outdoors to try and get a photo:
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Friday, June 18, 2010


A wildflower reportedly containing a substance which promotes the healing of wounds......

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Monday, June 14, 2010

Sunday Boredom

Sunday afternoon was incredibly boring, forcing me to flee outdoors to swipe a few scenes from an old, delapidated farm wagon:
Did you know the Sears catalog once sold wagon running gears? I didn't.

Yeah, right......old red paint......big deal. Proof positive that I was REALLY bored!

Here's hoping YOUR Sunday was more exciting than mine was.

Saturday, June 12, 2010

Tiger Lily

First one of the season.

Friday, June 11, 2010


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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Meadow Rue

A mass of Meadow Rue. Plenty of it in the roadsides right now.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Shadowy Burrs

In the mood for shadows? Me, neither, but there was nothing else to post on the blog today. I know not the name of this burr-y plant.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Another Wild Rose

Ho-hum.....another wild rose, more pink this time. And, a bit grubby, but what can one expect from a flower growing right alongside a country road.

Monday, June 7, 2010


Meadow Anemone: A rather plain-Jane wildflower---related to Buttercup and blooming like crazy right now.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Northern Bedstraw

I kid you not.....the name of this teeny-tiny wildflower is "Northern Bedstraw".

Friday, June 4, 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Wild Rose

June brings wild rose blossoms.

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Sunset Church Window

On a Memorial Day visit to a cemetery last evening we saw this window, too.