Summer Day

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On the way home from celebrating Father’s Day today, daughter had to work FD, we stopped and purchased cantaloupes at a road side stand sheltered by multifarious hanging baskets of flowers. We strolled among the flowers and the heady aroma of fruit making our selection. The cantaloupe we had tonight was at the peak of perfection. How do you know your cantaloupe is ready to eat? The skin is yellow with practically no green between the veins and it smells divine. Yummy! It has been really warm here for the past few days and when evening was nigh, the fireflies were flickering against the darkness of the woods.  The garden is full of a steady procession of beauty.  Summer is here and life is languidly good.

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Gardening in Tennessee Zone 6 at an average of 744.65' above sea level.
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6 Responses to Summer Day

  1. mothernaturesgarden says:

    I always buy too much just because of the fragrance.
    Donna

  2. mothernaturesgarden says:

    I love watermelon for the Fourth of July. It is almost time.
    Donna

  3. mothernaturesgarden says:

    I love summer where I live.

    Donna

  4. Jan says:

    One of the great things about summer is all the delicious fruits that are now available and cantaloupes are among our favorites.

    Jan
    Always Growing

  5. Umm – the smell of a perfectly ripe cantaloupe – lovely, there is nothing quite like it 🙂
    K

  6. Racquel says:

    Aw the sweetness of summer is upon us. 🙂

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