Readers, Welcome to my blog (formerly Birds, Blooms, Books, etc). I'm entering a new decade taking on the challenge of moving from Maryland after living there 46 years and learning about my new home here in New England in the Live Free or Die state - New Hampshire. Join me as a write this new chapter of my life.

Friday, June 29, 2012

Random Wonderings

"Happiness is like a butterfly which, when pursued, is always
beyond our grasp, but, if you will sit down quietly, may
alight upon you."

-- Nathaniel Hawthorne
 First hibiscus bloom.

 What makes this hydrangea multi-colored?

 Who planted this sunflower in the front flower bed?
 A volunteer, but what is it?  Here's the fruit.
 Here are the leaves.  Any suggestions?
 When will these tomatoes ripen?

 Thank you Betsy for Tennesse for sending these sempervivum (hens & chicks).