It's been a long time since I've just dropped everything and gone outside to shoot some pictures. The wind made it a challenge, but I think I got a few interesting ones.
What roses are blooming have been through a storm or two.
Here is a native smoke tree, just starting to bloom. The blossoms turn a smokey gray eventually, hence the name.
Waxleaf in bloom.
And the Virginia Creeper is, well, creeping along the fence next door:
I have to say that it felt really good to get out and just shoot some images. I should do this more often now that the weather is nice.