“Dogust,” Part 2

Since the sweltering days of August are often referred to as the dog days, some have come to call it “Dogust.” In a previous post, “Dogust,” Part 1, I asked where the phrase, “the dog days of August” came from? Some theorists argue that it began with the ancient Greeks. But others say it began … More “Dogust,” Part 2

Flowers of Summer

We’re not traveling much this summer, so it qualifies as a stay-cation vacation. No matter where I am, a walk is my favorite exercise. The photographs of these floral beauties were taken on my walks this summer.   These blue wildflowers grow along many roadsides. I’ve never heard their name, but they faithfully make their … More Flowers of Summer