This afternoons’ autumn sky was quite dramatic, with clouds dropping rain that largely though not completely evaporated before reaching the ground.
African violet flowers have an almost crystalline quality. This one occupies space on a shelf above the kitchen sink, where it gets morning sun and some humidity.
Even after the first frost and the first hard freeze of the season, this Johnny Jump-up flower still looked lovely.
Though I was at work and about to get very busy, I had to stop and savour this glorious October sunrise.
It’s good to be alive.
A fallen Silver Maple leaf stands out from the deck boards and fallen Manitoba Maple leaves. No, I did not arrange this.
I was pleased and blessed to come across this slope covered with attractive flowers while I was out for a walk.. What they are I do not know. While humans may call these plants ‘weeds’ the many honeybees I saw were quite busy harvesting pollen.