The Last Wildflower Hurrah

A couple of rains have taken the edge off the drought from this Summer of H3llacious Heat. Wildflowers are popping up all over the property, taking advantage of the moisture and "making hay while the sun shines". Looking forward to an explosion of color come Spring!

[Nothing is wrong with your eyes. The pics were taken with a camera phone, and are a little blurry.]

Say what you want about Texas, but the wildflowers here are amazing.


  1. Beautiful. Always something to surprise us in nature -- what a great collection of surprises. :) Thanks for sharing.

  2. @S_Vandemore: taking the dogs for a walk around the property when I get home from work has opened my eyes to all these lovely surprises. Love it!

  3. it's true. Have been enjoying the bursts of purple liatris on the hillsides too.


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