Volunteer Sunflower at End of June

By | July 2, 2011

Ah Sunflower, weary of time, Who countest the steps of the sun; Seeking after that sweet golden clime Where the traveller’s journey is done; Where the Youth pined away with desire, And the pale virgin shrouded in snow, Arise from their graves, and aspire Where my Sunflower wishes to go! — William Blake Set to music back in… Read More »

Birds After the Rain Storm

By | June 18, 2011

Steady rain came through from the wee hours on into morning, finally letting up right after dawn. Here are some shots of birds coming for their morning feed on our upper deck, looking a little more bedraggled than usual. It was fascinating to see them this way close up. Note the first photo, which is a fledgling Redbelly… Read More »