18 August 2012
Daly Mansion in Hamilton, Montana, has some splendid gardeners ensuring that the grounds are delightful to visit all summer long. These lovely blooms grace a flowering shrub outside the fence to the Children's Garden. The flower center almost looks like a miniature hyacinth bloom.
17 August 2012
prairie dog sentinel peruses the hazy mountain ranges visible from his post at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park's upper visitor area. Smoke or wafting clouds reveal whole new angles and layers from what you typically see on a clear day, bringing a whole new perspective to provoke amazement.
16 August 2012
Lincoln, Montana, always strike a pensive chord in my soul, accentuated on this particular day by the filter of smoke casting an old-world feel on the scene. You almost expect a covered wagon or Red River cart to rattle over the hill...
15 August 2012
forest fires hazes the mountains near Great Falls and Ulm, Montana, add to the lonely aspect of this tipi set up in First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park.
14 August 2012
Alberta, Canada, last week, I bought a couple pieces of chicken from Quigley's Quickstop in Ulm, Montana, then headed west a few miles to enjoy my picnic at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park. (Side note: ants do not stop for crispy fried chicken crumbs.)
13 August 2012
Daylilies - a.k.a. the perfect perennial - are on my list of flowers that should find a place in our yard. They bloom & bloom, and are happy most anywhere that's not too textbook perfect. Hmmmm.... I could take more time to "consider the lilies..." and be so inspired.
12 August 2012
pieces that run the vehicles we take for granted every day. The proud owners of classic cars elevate the mundane to art, highlighting the graceful form of the function (often in chrome).