Saturday, October 6, 2018


Oh October, suddenly here you are.  I'm not quite ready to put my yard to bed for the winter; we were supposed to have a hard frost last night but the forecast shows temps in the upper 70s next Wednesday.  Some of my perennials can't figure out what the holy heck is going on.  Instead of doing yard work today, I just walked around and took pictures.  Circumnavigating my house, here's what I saw:

There was also a lot of this:

And a lot of this:

(Look at that eye booger.)  In all honesty, most of my pictures of Rabbit look like this:

"Hold still, you little freak!"

Anyway, I digress.  Seeing all these flowers in my yard gives the impression that it's still a riot of color over here, right?  Alas, no.  I'm amazed at the things that are still hanging on but they are tucked in between a lot of green and a lot of crinkly dried up brown.  And although it's supposed to be peak foliage in my neck of the woods right now, the big ass maple trees out front disagree:

Soon, tho.  Soon.  In the meantime, to everything else still holding on I say: