Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Slim pickins

I had physical therapy for my knees this morning. I headed out after coffee. Low-hanging clouds the color of ash kept the sun hidden. As I pulled into the parking lot and clicked my gearshift into Park, flecks of rain dotted my windshield.

On the way into the facility, a shrub with a gnarly purple flower caught my eye. Knowing I'd need a picture for the blog tonight, I snapped a few before stepping inside. Shortly after signing, a downpour made the metal roof roar.

The tropical wave had moved on toward the north by the time I'd finished my session. I stopped by a Starbucks on the way home for a mocha and a copy of the New York Times. I love that newspaper. The writers know how to tell a story.

Not much else to report today. I hope hump day has been kind to you.


9 comments:

  1. I gotta love a guy that can make a good blog entry with parking a truck, a good cup of coffee and a news paper. You do good dude!

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  2. Love the purple bloom.

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  3. I hope you knee feels better today. I love that a flower catches your eye and that you choose to read the actual newspaper.

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  4. Hope your knee feels better. Im heading out today for a Hida scan. Yuk. It looks like its gonna rain. Wish I had a metal roof to enjoy that sound.
    Lisa

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  5. When I first saw your picture I thought it was a purple fish.

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  6. I did get over the hump of the week just fine, thank you ! I love the colors as we change into fall. Lots of purple wild flowers and yellow ones too along the road this time of year.

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  7. How long will you have to have the therapy? While I'm sure you are able to get around better the therapy can't be fun.

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  8. That's a beautiful shot. It shows the intricacy of the tiny blooms.

    Love,
    Janie

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  9. Today you wrote about nothing, & I still loved it!!

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