Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Heavenly Blue

Back in the springtime, I planted many morning glory and moonflower seeds along the chain link fences on each side of our yard in the hope that they would flourish and block out the view of the neighbor's junk with something prettier, and provide a little more privacy.

What the blackberry frost didn't kill, the well-meaning elderly lady next door finished off with a liberal spraying of RoundUp intended for poison ivy. Still, a few of each species survived and we've been enjoying them for the past week or two. Pearl likes to walk out there with me to touch and gaze at and sniff them... today I sent her over there to look at them on her own as I hung laundry to dry on far side of the yard only to have her erupt into tears, running back to me saying, "There's a BUG in the flower!" And indeed, there was a bee, and alas, she only tolerates bugs when she is in the best of moods.

Morning Glory

Heavenly Blue

Pollen in the Nose

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Blogger Elaine said...

so beautiful!

5:56 PM  
Anonymous sarahgrace said...

Omigoodness! How precious. Yep, Pearl, bugs are stinky.

3:19 PM  
Anonymous gearhead mama said...

Ah, the pictures are divine (esp the second one!).

1:20 PM  

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