Clean, cool, and cloudy is the day. Effie was dreadfully fretful until we went outdoors. Undaunted by wet ground and mud, she reasserted her dominion in the garden. Neighbor Halvor stopped by, and remained peaceably outside the fence–and the co-dominants observed their treaty with aplomb.
The queen has returned and reasserts her dominion.
A grapevine thrives.
Poppies proliferate and grow taller.
Sky-high-aspiring volunteer rye
Neighbor Halvor stops by; he and Effie observe proper treaty provisions. I adore Halvor because he is soft-spoken and sweet with my husband and me, and because his belly looks like a harvest moon.