dianne salerni author
dianne salerni author

Cleome

I’m happy that the cleome (spider flower) is blooming now! People will stop thinking we are growing marijuana in front of our house.

Not Cannabis

The leaves of the cleome plant bear a startling resemblance to cannabis.

Still waiting on the tomatoes though.

Still Waiting

Hungry, Hungry Hippos have nothing on our goldfish. Sometimes they leap right into the air when you throw them food.

Hungry Fish

The pool is warm and inviting.

The Pool

The purple coneflowers are in bloom.

Purple Coneflower

Aaaand, the mint has gone wild and overrun the herb garden.

Mint Gone Crazy

Meanwhile, Sorcia chases the shadows of butterflies.

Dog Chases Shadows

That’s right. She doesn’t chase the butterflies. She chases their shadows.

Anybody know what this flower is? It turned up in my bed of wildflowers this year.

What is this

What does summer look like where you are?