Late to Loree’s party, but hey – better late than never… Today was a rainy day (Hooray!) which I spent mostly inside, with my cat. I took a long nap in the afternoon, and it was wonderful! I’m ready for another nap now – I think I really needed this day of no obligation.
Trust me, life could be a lot worse than this!
After being reminded about this venerable meme by reading Ricki’s post, I headed out in the rain to try to capture a few images. Not sure if any of them specifically qualifies for the honor of “favorite”, so I’m throwing them all in. If there is such a thing, my favorite thing about them is that – as a result of the weather – they are wet with rain, thus embedded with jewels.
As I stepped outside, I saw a mirror I broke while vacuuming – it actually looks pretty cool, and in its faceted state fits quite well with the bejeweled theme of this post. I’m not going to worry too much about what the superstition says – even with a broken mirror here and there, my life is endlessly much better than that of the majority of Earth’s humans. I would do well in remembering that.
The big leaves alway looks the the best when it rains. Melianthus never disappoints.
Neither does the Colocasia.
The smaller foliage of a newly purchased horned poppy holds water pretty well too. Such spectacular leaves!
Here, a velvety carpet of rose petals sets off another horned poppy’s shapely leaf.
The mystery bud still has not opened. I’m waiting with anticipation.
There are sparklers on the cob webs too.
Dainty drops adorning the tips of the leaves of Datisca cannabina.
Lastly, sporting no jewels, but fabulous in its spidery form – Begonia luxurians.
What’s your garden favorite this Friday?