Just a short distance from our house is a quiet pond, and once a year that quiet pond blossoms into one of the most idyllic spots imaginable as hundreds of purple irises unfurl their petals.
I've taken pictures with Little Man here before, and this year I was determined to take advantage of this beautiful glade once again. In spite of a slew of thunderstorms that nearly undermined my plans by (literally) raining on my parade, I got my wish.
Miracle of miracles, I even got several portraits of both of my children looking pleasant in the same photograph! Here's just a peek:
Summer is certainly on its way -- which makes sense for Florida, because it's almost May. What did happen to April, anyway? It doesn't make much sense that I'm knitting up a storm as the hottest months of the year approach, but now that I've started I can't seem to stop. I did manage to whip up a swim skirt with leggings for Rosa -- which will come in handy if I can convince her to get in the water...