Another Rainy Day Forecast For An Overcast Morning Coffee Muses
It’s cool enough for the start of the day, just shy of 70 degrees. There’s a nice breeze moving the trees about, but even so, the ceiling fans are humming their song above my head. And… spring moves on.
Our forecast for the day is calling for afternoon thunderstorms. Since it has rained on my parade at least a little each day this week, it’s only fitting. And to make the day even better, I’ve come down with a cold… or maybe just allergies, watery eyes and runny nose, what more could you ask for?
The big cypress has begun to leaf out… finally. Buds are swelling on the red oak. That’ll leave only the pecans holding onto winter’s bare limbs. So my world has become mostly green and filled with bird song. The thistle is starting to bloom in the neighbor’s field. That should bring an abundance of bumblebees into my world. Here’s a picture from a previous year…
After looking around online, my thistle appears to be a native…
Cirsium horridulum Michx.
Yellow Thistle, Horrid Thistle, Bristle Thistle
Asteraceae (Aster Family)
Well, it’s Saturday and almost time to take my better half out to breakfast, hopefully the Busy Bee won’t look like last Sunday when the parking lot was stuffed…