Loveliness In Our Backyard

The purple and the magenta flowers in this hanging basket make me happy.  As an added bonus, the petunias smell like vanilla.

This little lady is a Pyrrhuloxia.  They come at dusk most nights.  This was the first time I was able to get a photo of one.  Usually I run to get my cameral and they disappear before I get back.  They are beautiful, pudgy birds.  The males have red on their chests and around their beaks and are gorgeous.  But my favorite thing about them is their song.  It reminds me of space invaders sound effects and makes me laugh every time I hear it

We have 5 big, old rusty wheels in our backyard.  We got them from a junkman a few years ago for super cheap.  I love them so.

Rust can be so pretty.


Filed under Everything else, Natural Happenings, So Random

2 responses to “Loveliness In Our Backyard

  1. Beautiful flowers! You have such an artistic mind, Amy! Beautiful rusty wheels indeed! You make me smile with every one of your posts!

    • Thanks so much! Reading your comment made my heart smile! I am so glad you enjoy my posts and am grateful you keep coming back. Art and beauty is the most fun, when it can be shared.

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