May 6, 2022

Flowers, Landscapes, and Lynn.

Floral Friday: Iris in Black and White.

Yesterday Lynn came over and helped me add phlox to the garden. She also put up my new shower curtain.

Tonight she had to deal with a tornado warning. She and her dog took shelter in a neighbor’s basement.

Since it’s Friday, I’m sharing a few leftover photos from this week, starting with a small mill pond in Clarke County.

The framed scene is actually a window view in Riverton.

The bush with white flowers is growing next to my deck. The info app on my phone identifies it as a red twig dogwood.

Below that we a have a landscape at Blandy, followed by some irises.


  1. Greetings and Salutations! We had tornado warnings in IL this week. It rained, had 70 miles per hour winds, lucky the hail anticipated didn't show up. I like the irises image and the red twig dogwood plant you posted. Glad Lynn came over and helped you with planting and the shower rod. It is nice to have friends to share good times with. Enjoy the weekend.

  2. Beautiful photo of the white iris - you even caught a weevil!

  3. Beautiful irises and the pond is really idyllic.

  4. I would have guessed dogwood for the white flower on the bush, but I doubt that I could have gone further than that.

  5. I hope your daughter and neighbors were all safe. Pretty flowers and sky capture. Have a happy Mother's Day weekend.

  6. ...I socially distance too.

  7. Having had seen one tornado, I hope I never see another one.

    Linda, you've got disappearing comments. I've been doing some catch up blog reading and comments I posted in recent days vanished- including two replacement comments written a couple of minutes ago.

  8. Beautiful Irises - the black and white photo and the color photo too
    Love the 'framed' scene!

  9. I've been through one tornado. I hope never again.

  10. Gorgeous color (and monochrome)!!


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