Watching the sunset

Last night, after many days of gray skies and rain, it was nice to finally be able to see the sunset — and, it was a beauty!

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 “Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.”  ~Mattie Stepanek

Moth caterpillars

I found these little caterpillars while I was cutting back some blackberry bushes.  They seemed to be enjoying the sunshine and each other’s company.  I believe the gray one is a Banded Tussock Moth Caterpillar and the yellow one is an American Dagger Moth Caterpillar.

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“Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter.”  ~Izaak Walton

Partridge peas

These partridge peas which grow wild along our country road add simple beauty and cheerful color to the landscape.

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“I am beginning to learn that it is the sweet simple things of life which are the real ones after all.”  ~Laura Ingalls Wilder