Sunday, August 29, 2010
Sunday Morning Meditation
I had a leisurely wander around the garden with my camera, trying to capture the late summer feeling - and it is, still summer - for just a little while.
I watched the hens devouring their breakfast - their bright red combs bobbing up and down. Further along on the lavender hedge, a bumble bee was already hard at work, gathering the winter stores.
Tomatoes drip off the vines - a daily harvest. These plum tomatoes are loving this sunny weather and will ripen soon enough - plenty of time. As I walk back down the path, shy violet peeps out - "I'm here" she whispers. The herb beds by the conservatory door are bursting with seeds, soon to be saved in paper envelopes for another garden next year.
I sit down on the step, mug of tea in hand and watch the swallows cavorting joyfully in this blue Sunday sky.
They are here, still...