Wednesday, September 28, 2022

TIME IS CRAWLING BY!

Our Cereus plant is loaded with blooms--10 of them in fact!  I took this yesterday morning, hoping they would be open Tuesday night before the winds took them away!
I also took a trip to our pond that has overflowed into a swamp again like it did a few years ago!  Not our happiest conditions for that area.  It is no longer wooded with pines and maples-it is rather grim.  If we get the 12-18" of rain predicted, we will be able to row our boat around agan!
The sunshine gave way to this....
it will be grey skies for a few days.
Ian is moving so slowly, but the rains are here and I'm hoping the winds aren't extreme!
It's a good thing I know how to stay busy!
Lena helped me knock out a few hats last night while I waited for the flowers to open;  they are their best around midnight but I couldn't wait that long to go so sleep-I
 need to get the zzz's while I can!

The one on the left is from DK yarn and the right one is in worsted.  I am loving this knitting machine,
 in case you haven't noticed!

And at ten o'clock, I took a walk to look at the blossoms--the plant is about 48" tall with several 'branches'.
The flowers are large-5-6" across and droop about 8-10".  And the aroma as I approached was heavenly!  It was a very comfortable 78*F so the warmth adds to the sultriness.
It's the most amazing flower I have ever seen!
 

4 comments:

  1. Love the hats! Still watching The Weather Channel and thinking of you. So much coming your way today. Stay safe!

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  2. Lovely flowers and hats. I’m sure the waiting makes you anxious: I know it would make me feel that way.

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  3. I’m glad you got to enjoy the cereus before they take a pounding! …and it’s a good thing that you can knit without power, as long as you have some light from a window! :)

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  4. Is it better or worse that the storm is moving slowly - does slower mean it will be milder?

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