Around the corner from our house is a lovely walk amid fields of flowers and crops. Today’s post is simply a quiet walk along a country road.

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Sunflowers!
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The spool is for irrigation hose.
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An almond tree along the way.
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We’re in the heat of mid-summer. Some fields of grain have already been harvested.

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The time that the sunflowers are alert and facing the sun is relatively short. Then they bow their heads and start to dry out.

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A farmer checking on what looks to us like a small field of corn.

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An old farmhouse protected from the winds by hedges and trees.
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Oleander is a popular summer hedge around here.
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Inviting shady farmhouse yard.
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Inevitably vines…

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