This is Samantha Renee under the willow on the grandchildren visit a few weeks ago.
This morning I tried a new set of soft colored pencils
on some of that wonderful rough paper that was made in Nepal from the lokta plant.
In the set, there were more green pencils than those of any other color.
So all day today I have been thinking about greens.
It rained some this afternoon, and I sat out on the covered patio to enjoy it.
The rain made the cottonwood leaves and the willow's summer leaves
sparkle with greenness!
And in the late afternoon, the biggest, fattest quail I have seen yet
took a leisurely stroll along the deck railing.
I haven't been able to find a poem fresh enough yet tonight, so
we might not have one!