August Random Photos

This was a busy month with the kids starting school and all but I was able to capture a couple of exciting things.

The magnolia tree (bush) bloomed.  It normally blooms in the spring, but with the wild weather we’ve been having, I think the magnolia forgot what season it was.

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With the wildfires in the west and northwest, and the winds we’ve been having, the smoke from the fires were blown into our territory causing some eye irritations (yep, I had them) and some pretty cool sunsets.

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First Magnolia Blooms

Last year the magnolia didn’t bloom because of the late snow.  She budded but was too weak to bloom.  This year, she fought the snow.

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MAGNOLIA0011_640Looks like the magnolia will do just fine.  That is, if we don’t get this sleet/snowstorm we’re expecting.