Dodged a speeding bullet
I was stopped for speeding this morning and am completely flabbergasted that I was let off with only a warning. That just never happens -- especially WHERE it happened -- plus, I was admittedly going pretty darn fast. So, WHEW! What could have set the tone for "Vicki's" Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day actually Made My Day!
Before Katie started tossing chips all over the other day, I was walking around the yard with my camera and getting some clicks with the zoom lens on.
Wild geranium -- not a perfect specimen, but one of my favorite wildflowers. I love the greens in this photo, too.
I unexpectedly, but very happily, spied some lilies-of-the-valley! I figured I'd see some buds, but didn't think I'd see flowers. Believe you me, I could smell them, too, and there will soon be a lovely little bouquet in my kitchen!
Allium... I should plant some more of these.
I am so excited! Tomorrow promises to be the best day of the year so far, weather-wise, and I get to drive up to Door County! I'm driving DH to Fish Creek where he's teaching a 3-day Watercolor workshop at Peninsula School of Art this weekend. (If you're interested, last I heard, there was still an opening or two.) He doesn't actually have to be there 'til late, so we'll have much of the day to just tool around. There ought to be orchards in bloom, forest floors carpeted with trillium and jack-in-the-pulpit, general spring loveliness!!