rumor has it we have been involuntarily nominated as the next site for unending mud pies. oh and it rained again today. and tonight. and tomorrow morning. the good news – you never have to check the oven temp. just add water… fortunately day old pictures still work. astilbe an incredibly delicate looking plant. butterweed – which we really don’t want to get established here. a dandelion look alike. the home of the feisty house wren. the opening was too big and would let sparrows in – right until the wren barricaded with lots of twigs. and the black walnut tree is finally joining the rest of the trees and beginning to leaf out.