Surviving the heat and humidity

When I walk outside my house in July and August, when both temperatures and humidity are soaring, I tend to wilt a bit. Like me, most of the flowers around my house are geared more toward spring and early June. However, there are a few hearty individuals who are thriving in the summer heat. Here are some snapshots from the last few days.







Yes, this is thistle, a weed. But before I ripped up a whole mess of it that had taken over one of my flower beds, I had to admit the blossoms were kind of attractive in a funny sort of way.


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One Response to Surviving the heat and humidity

  1. Mom says:

    Beautiful pictures! Even weeds are pretty, after you pull them out!!
    Everything has it’s own beauty! We just have to look hard to see it sometimes!

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