It's the time of year when weeds disguise themselves by growing very close to another plant, then suddenly blossoming at the top when they reach the light.
Red, White and Blue:
A day of celebration, the Birthday of our Country. We sang patriotic hymns at Church this morning, which was also the day designated as Homecoming. I don't stay for lunch and fellowship because I'm not from this community and the folks who 'come home' are mostly strangers to me. It was precious that the morning speaker, a young man in seminary, was the great-grandson of one of the 'founding fathers' of this particular congregation.
An explosion of bright colors in celebration in the garden:
If you look closely to the right of the Pride of Barbados in
bloom, there is my stick pick-up helper, Buffy.