We woke up this morning to some really cool air wafting though our windows! Fall is definitely on its way, and I am happy for it. With this endless summer finally ready to pack it in, I am assured that time is passing.
And if we keep moving forward, eventually we will get somewhere else.
So I celebrate the sunflowers. These magnificent beasts spend the spring shooting into the sky and the summer tracking the sun. And come fall, they lay their heavy heads down and make a feast for birds. One could do worse.
I know your world in Salinas is very smoky just now, from the fires in the hills west of town. I hope you have some sunflowers in your neighborhood, and I hope you get some nice rain soon.
2 thoughts on “Marking Time with Sunflowers”
Im glad its cool by you but it was a stiffling 74 at 8am this morning by me.. and Muggy!… 93 they say for today.. YUK but I do love your sunflowers… real and painted… 🙂
Thanks! The painted ones will continue even as the real ones become birdfood…