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Perennials are the ones that grow like weeds, biennials are the ones that die this year instead of next, and hardy annuals are the ones that never come up at all.
-Katherine Whitehorn

GBMD: That Leaf

“That leaf tries very hard to turn over
in very little wind. It lifts a corner
and settles on the ground exhausted, lifts
itself half over but, as the wind shifts,
falls face down eating mud. It hikes half up
in an attitude of prayer, then gives up.

tulip tree leaf autumn

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Wordless Wednesday: Seasonal Enigma

Seasonal Enigma

A pleasing contrast of burnt umber leaf with ice-blue frosting which illustrates so well the transition of autumn into winter. But appearances can be deceptive and sometimes a picture tells a different story: Read More…»