|Black chokecherry, aronia|
|Pagoda dogwood, alternifolia and the Big Daddy hosta with the still green lancifolia hosta|
I was living much too much "in the moment". There was pain, There was boredom. There was also a sense of futility.
|Sugar maple from my dad's selection, home farm swamp|
|View of my yard from the alley way, looking like a colorful woods|
|'Golden Spirit' smokebush|
My 'Golden Spirit' smokebush seems to have an inner glow. The growth habit of my particular specimen is a bit strange and will need some serious thought late winter, but it survived The Brutal Winter of 2013 and seems to glow from within as its leaves take on this burnished look.
|Looking from my backyard side gate to street-side; nice neighbors and a good view!|
|Yellow leaves of Annabelle hydrangea|
|Colorful foliage on a deciduous azalea Northern Lights series|
|Looking NE and past the 'Red Jade' weeping crabapple|
But, do try...