I planted some Iceland poppies a few months back and they've (thus far) survived the raccoons and are making the bees around these parts absolutely ecstatic.
Considering the real estate market in Santa Monica and Venice these days, the rainbow's terminus seems appropriate.
Thank goodness for the day-long sprinkles yesterday because here at the coast we've had another super-fast storm. About 25 minutes of pounding rain at 4 am and then, since dawn, steady clearing.
So here's a bit of Solstice Creek with no other sound than raindrops.
While back east they're dodging exploding cyclones, here at the coast our weather equals some mackerel sky.
Like all puppies, Daisy gets the hiccups. A lot. She always seems surprised, as though it's an outside force, and waits for it to be over. As it happens, pointing a camera at her makes the hiccups go away.