Flowers and Books, Such Joy!

I took a four photos of two types of flowers, the hibiscus, and the sunflower.

The dark pink hibiscus, above, is from my neighbor’s garden. You can see the sprinkles of pollen on the petals.

I really liked the lacy look to this hibiscus. I love how delicate it looked, even though the flowers are very hardy. I also loved the various tones within the petals, ranging from almost white to stages of pink.

Look at this aging beauty! She is wrinkled, and her skin is coarser in spots. She has been a delight for the neighborhood bees and other insects. They have stripped her dry, so to speak.

These two captures are also from a neighbor’s garden, the lovely sunflower, who has been a feast for the bees. Her flavors have been enjoyed, as you can see.

Books recently read:

Egypt’s Sister: A Novel of Cleopatra. I give this book three stars out of five.

Day Hikes in Washington State, 90 Favorite Trails, Loops, and Summit Scrambles. I give this book five stars!

The Soul of a Woman. I give this book five stars.

Dubin’s Lives. I am in the process of reading this.

The Secret Book of Kings. I am currently reading this.

Thank you for visiting. Have a lovely day/evening. -Lorri

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6 responses to “Flowers and Books, Such Joy!

  1. These photos are just luscious, Lorri! I also always love to hear about your book recommendations. Are you still writing longer book reviews as well?
    I’ll be curious to hear what your thoughts are when you finish The Secret Book of Kings!

    • Thank you so much for stopping by, Carol. Thanks for the kind words.

      I do write longer book reviews, but have not posted them, yet. I will have to start posting them, again.

      Did you read Tge Secret Book of Kings?

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