Photo Op

I couldn’t resist a couple of pictures today — Here’s Augustus Van Wribbit kicking back on the lotus. Earlier this week, I falsely accused Gus-Gus of dining on one of the new fish but Milo, Edwin and Gracie are all present and accounted for.Augustus Van Wribbit on his new throne

Gail pointed out the Halesia to me this morning (I had my blinders on) – what a beauty!Halesia carolina (Silverbell)

and I was reminded by one of you to turn my gaze to Father Hugo’s Rose – the buds are like candles and it’s just about to burst into bloom!Rosa xanthina f. hugonis - Father Hugo’s Rose