What a week for not getting much done! Ah, well. Soon enough I'll be up to my eyeballs in summer reading programs in libraries. Now is time to enjoy the flowers, specifically the irises. A few years ago when they were blooming, one of my contact lenses popped out of my eye into the flowers. I called the doctor's office to tell them I'd lost my lens in the iris--and then I had to clarify.
Here they are, from no blooms about a week and a half ago to peak yesterday:
Where's my car?
And here they are viewed from the porch, in a faux-artistic shot.
That little bed to the left is my new rose bed. There are buds on all three bushes, so I'm eagerly waiting to see what they look like. I got two of the bushes from a freecycler and the third from a friend.