Favorite Things––Things I Love

The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings. Robert Lewis Stevenson   Roses. I love the shapes, the colors, the scent, the fragility, and the variety of roses.I love wildflowers blooming beside the road and flags flapping in the breeze. I love water... Continue Reading →

At The Lake

 Boys skipping rocks at Taft LakeFound a turtleAnd another EWWWW ugly old snapperButterflyweedA Trumpet Vine A Purple Prairie Coneflower Brown-Eyed-Susans 

At The Lake

 Boys skipping rocks at Taft LakeFound a turtleAnd another EWWWW ugly old snapperButterflyweedA Trumpet Vine A Purple Prairie Coneflower Brown-Eyed-Susans 

Little Rose Bush on the Prairie

 I don't believe this is a wild rose. It was growing on a fence at an abandoned home site located a gravel road near Beggs Lake, Beggs, Oklahoma. Probably planted by the former resident, it is growing wild and beautiful, blooming profusely in the early summer heat.  

Little Rose Bush on the Prairie

 I don't believe this is a wild rose. It was growing on a fence at an abandoned home site located a gravel road near Beggs Lake, Beggs, Oklahoma. Probably planted by the former resident, it is growing wild and beautiful, blooming profusely in the early summer heat. 

Favorite Oklahoma Wildflowers

Sensitive Briar has a lot of pizazz for a wildflower. Its blooms look like little pink pompoms dipped in yellow glitter.The stems of sensitive briar are coveredwith sharp prickles that can be pretty painful. This is why they were once called "Devil's Shoestrings"by rural children who had experience with them.There are many varieties of Coreopsis that... Continue Reading →

Favorite Oklahoma Wildflowers

Sensitive Briar has a lot of pizazz for a wildflower. Its blooms look like little pink pompoms dipped in yellow glitter.The stems of sensitive briar are coveredwith sharp prickles that can be pretty painful. This is why they were once called "Devil's Shoestrings"by rural children who had experience with them.There are many varieties of Coreopsis that... Continue Reading →

Signs of Home

Signs are everywhere, even in the country. In small towns and along country roads, signs point our way and letter our worlds. Have you seen these signs? Can you tell where I live? Some irresponsible person shot this sign full of holes that have rusted, still I like this one. It is a good landmark. This sign... Continue Reading →

Signs of Home

Signs are everywhere, even in the country. In small towns and along country roads, signs point our way and letter our worlds. Have you seen these signs? Can you tell where I live? Some irresponsible person shot this sign full of holes that have rusted, still I like this one. It is a good landmark. This sign... Continue Reading →

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