Wildflowers: a summer blessing

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”

~Willie Nelson (1933- ), American country music singer-songwriter

(Quote source: brainyquote.com)


A yellow wildflower adorns a country fence.


“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”

~ Henry David Thoreau, (1817-1862) American essayist, poet, and practical philosopher; author of the book, Walden


The Hepatica wildflowers have poked their way up through the remains of last fall.  Spring has truly arrived in northern Minnesota.