I went running this morning in hopes of making a Running Commentary post. Also for the physical and mental benefits, of course, which is good, because my brain did not want to cooperate on the blog post. Adhering to my rule of Any Writing Counts, I finished a letter to my sister Diane (YES, we write snail mail letters to each other; it’s fun, you should try it). After finally talking myself into walking to the post office with it, I decided to take my Tablet and get a few pictures. So here is your Mid-week Pedestrian Post.
It was not as warm out as I had feared, because clouds covered the sky. A few raindrops were falling, but I hoped for the best. So far so good when I saw some daisies I thought I’d take a shot of. They looked almost as good as my daisies.
Hmm… not as good a picture as I took of mine either.
I had hoped to get a shot of some peonies in Meyer’s Park, but they were past peak. I petted an adorable little dog but did not ask if I could take a picture, because raindrops were falling again (did anybody else just flash on “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head”?) and I figured her person wanted to get home. Then I thought to take a picture of the sign that makes me flash on the climactic scene in Poltergeist.
“You son of a bitch, you moved the gravestones but YOU DIDN’T MOVE THE BODIES!!!”
At the post office I paused as usual to look at the fliers of local events.
Preview of Comings Attractions
On my way home I paused at three large rocks. I would love to have a few such boulders for my own meager attempts at landscaping.
Cue jokes about how the rocks in my head are probably as big.
I also got a shot of a front yard garden I particularly admire.
It would be even better if I had a shot of how overgrown this yard used to be.
The raindrops had been starting and stopping, but I got home before the downpour began in earnest. I paused to take a picture of our dinosaur-looking tree. I wanted to document its progress.
It’s so unusual.
The rain is pouring down now, and it is the movie-watching portion of the day. Happy Wednesday, everyone.