On October 9th, I posted photos of a plant that had grown from a sweet potato that had sprouted in my kitchen. At first, I had put it in water. Once roots had developed, I planted it in soil. That was done during the 3rd week of September.
Since it was so late in the year, I had planted it in an indoor pot. Today, I noticed how much the plant had grown since I last took photos of it on October 6th. I decided to post new photos!
I have essentially remained in my house since the stay at home order went into effect; but I have gone to the grocery store occasionally and have also walked up and down my street or around the block from time to time.
Yesterday, I took photos of some of the plants I’ve been seeing on those short ventures.
Like most of us, I imagine, I’m spending most days in my house. While over the years, I have developed the habit of leaving the blinds on the front window down since they help keep the house warm in the winter and cool in the summer, now that I’m indoors so much, I often find myself pulling the blinds up during daytime hours.
Still my eyes may not see what’s in front of my face. One morning in May, I gazed towards the front window and really “saw” the view. I had known this rhododendron shrub had buds, but I hadn’t noticed it had come into full bloom. The sight was stunning.
Since I’m not working in the Greenbelt, I (hopefully) will be able to focus on my own yard again. I say hopefully because I’m not able to get up and down well at this point. Regardless of what the future holds, there is plenty of beauty there already.
“The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool.” “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” “Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.”-William Shakespeare