July 3, 2024

The July 2024 Views

Flowers (July 1):

Alpenglow (July 3):

Independence Day (July 4):

Kestrel (July 5):

The rufous hummingbirds are back (July 7):

Starry night (July 10):

An itchy rufous hummer (July 13):


June 2, 2024

The June 2024 Views

 We moved to this paradise in June 2013, and other than having some
ridiculously deep winters and ongoing water issues,
haven't regretted it. The views really are to die for!

The lilac bush is finally waking up (June 1):

Sunrise over the meadow, lilacs (June 2):

Rain all day, and the front porch (and flamingo)
seems to be a refuge for some (June 3):

Wild/flowers around the yard (June 8):

A cloudy, rainy morning (June 9):

Iris (June 13):

Iris and moon (June 14):

Father's Day views (June 16):

Iris, and pussytoes (June 17):

The moon (June 18):

Views, mourning dove, moon (June 19):

Summer Solstice (June 20):

Sunset and full strawberry moon (June 21):

Iris (June 22):

Iris (June 23):

Iris (June 24):

Iris (June 26):

Today marks the 11th anniversary of the first day
I woke up in this house to this view (June 27):

...and today the peonies are in full bloom:

Iris (June 29):

Iris (June 30):