And I smile.
My Dad would always say, "Get outside and get the stink blown off you!"
I'm sure there were lots of old-timey reasons for the saying but for Dad (and for me) ....... it was all about attitude. Cuz how can you be in a bad mood after being outside!!
Today ..... this is what I saw as the stink was being blown off me!
I love the accidental color combination here.
The bright yellow lilies always makes me happy!
We found an old hog waterer made out of a water heater. Now its a planter --- pretty in pink!
At the moment .... I think this is my happy place on the farm!
This shady corner of the lath house is coming along nicely.
The Honeycrisp apple tree is loaded with fruit and a few apples are showing a blush of red.
And the first yellow pear tomato is ripening. It might be ready by the 4th of July.
People ask if I have bouquet after bouquet of flowers in the house. And I don't. Not that I don't love them or want them.
But every bloom and blossom is etched in my mind ............ and in my heart.
And the stink is blown off my soul.