A Bloomin’ Good Time

Mom's backyard 2017

I recently visited my Mom in Maryland and it was just what I needed—a week of peace and quiet. It was so relaxing that I took time to enjoy what was growing in her yard.

okra blossom

Even vegetables have beautiful blossoms. This is an okra plant. By the way, the okra was delicious!


cantaloupe blossom

This is a cantaloupe plant.


strawberry blossom

These flowers will become strawberries.


butterfly bush

Can you see the orange butterfly on this butterfly bush? I’ve chosen the butterfly as my good luck symbol, so I was excited to spot this one.


duck and flower

And, finally, a touch of whimsy.



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