…the scent of lilies drifting beneath diamond pane library windows, their cream, gold, and raspberry balance tones a balance to the green and white building.

….a flash of neon pink and orange in a green bowl: the monarda, garden phlox and daylilies set off by the white shasta daisies and all against the green trees. Hot, hot colors and a cool setting

….the arching blue bells of the hostas, hundreds of them scattered through the woods, and a determined hummingbird visiting each and every one.

….sheets of rain racing across the hills, then golden fog, and clearing sky