This Saturday, I went to the local farmers market and, inspired by the flower-growing vendors, had a sudden insatiable urge to arrange some flowers. I’m definitely a flower person. Not so much a flower arranging person. So I just threw some things together and somewhere, florists wept. I particularly liked my goldenrod/Chinese lantern bouquet.
But wait. What is that young upstart bouquet in the background?
The flowers are flagging at this point. But the dead-eyed fisherman vase instantly elevates any arrangement.
The bouquet looked a little better the other day.
And since we’re at it, here are some more pictures of the goldenrod/Chinese lantern arrangement from that day, in full daylight.
And a vivid flower it is:
Finally, here is the prettiest, proudest stalk of corn in the front yard right now: