Solitude is the soil in which genius is planted, creativity grows, and legends bloom; faith in oneself is the rain that cultivates a hero to endure the storm, and bare the genesis of a new world, a new forest.
Mike Norton, White Mountain
Woo-hoo! First tiny flower on the Vermillionaire, my favorite patio perrenial. It’s going to be a big Sideshow Bob shape of orange-red hummingbird-attracting flowers soon, so I had to document its awkward teenage phase.