But even bold purply flowers, like this welcome offering from my hacked-down artichokes, seem washed out, as if horror author Stephen King’s Tommyknockers are draining colors from view.
I’ve offered some purple, now for the Haze.
We are safe, and we pray for everyone at risk.
I see only the hummingbirds bickering, and the squirrels stealing pears, in the back yard. A couple of juncoes visited for a minute. The hummers are hitting the feeders hard.
The Bartlett pear tree is dropping 10 a day now.
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