Walk around the Neighborhood

In order to take a break from my thesis proposal writing this afternoon, I went on a walk. It wasn’t going to be a long walk, but it was nice out (a far cry from the thunderstorms that had been predicted). So I walked further than planned. 

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Flowers in the woods which go by many names. Lamprocapnos spectabilis (formerly Dicentra spectabilis); also known as old-fashioned bleeding-heartVenus’s carLady in a bath,Dutchman’s trousers, or Lyre-flower. (Wikipedia)

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 Hard to tell that this isn’t just a forest, but an urban forest. 

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The lilacs were out along the graveyard fence. Light pink, fuschia, and white. 

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One of the houses down the road has a Little Free Library. Sadly there aren’t any books I’m interested in reading right now, but I keep checking.  

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My favorite local house. It’s on two lots and one lot is building-free with a pond and gorgeous landscaping.  

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