|She's on a mission: collecting seaweed for the garden compost. Those "clouds" are actually all smoke, so we're rationing outdoor time.|
I'd hoped to do a bit better with posting this week, but I'd probably have been wiser to give myself a Blogging Break. So much delightful family company here, and even though I can find some pockets of free time, I've found it's not quite enough for the processing and reflection that writing requires. I have a few photos for you, though, and it is Wednesday. . . so one more Word(less) Wednesday.
|Love the combo of lavender flowers against arbutus's strikingly orange bark|
|Not so much admiring my toenails here as loving the worn, sunbleached look of the deck. Took 20 years to get that "fnish" and I dread having to replace it in a few years and start again. . .|
|So very odd to have the daytime sun reflected in the water this way -- yet another result of the forest fires not too far away. Like the ash that continues to fall lightly on the deck. . .|