Not to be outdone, one of the peony shrubs threw out milk white blossoms, heavy, full and startling against the green grass and the cut leaf sumach which frames them.
But the biggest scene stealer of all, and one that cannot be denied is:
Truly blessed - that's me with these beautiful specimens of Nature's bounty this year. Even Christopher's coat seems to gleam more and be softer. Everything seems healthier, more lush, luxuriant and on glorious display.
Hope you find similar reminders of Nature's bounty and beauty today.