About thirty minutes ago I gave myself the choice of spending the afternoon finishing Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad, watching an afternoon NFL football game, or–now that summer appears over–putting up some final summer flower photos. I think the novel is wonderful, but it is too emotionally challenging for me today. I love football, but I was in the stands when Michigan beat Maryland yesterday; that is enough. So, I am posting some photos. With them, I send my (still) hopeful wishes for us all.
tulip poplar flower, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
pitcher plant, Bartholdi Park, Washington, DC
Dutchman’s pipe vine, Mary Livingston Ripley Garden, Washington, DC
bee on phlox, Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware
unidentified, June 14, 2019
at the National Arboretum, Washington, DC
pickerel weed, Punderson State Park, Ohio
pinkweed, Punderson State Park, Ohio
pussy ears, Mary Livingston Ripley Garden, Washington, DC
toad lilies, Bartholdi Park, Washington, DC
swamp titi (Cyrilla racemiflora), USBG Regional Garden, Washington, DC
I always look forward to your photos. Beautiful.
Thanks, Art, hope you are well.