1. I brought home two purple Veronica spicata (Spike Speedwell) from NY to put in the new perennial bed. I love the sharp spikes on these plants.
2. A heavy downpour this evening with lightening flashes and low rumbles of thunder sounds so dramatic out there.
3. Vandella has been bullying the new pony all week, showing her who's the boss. But this morning they are nuzzling and grooming each other. We all go the window to witness this tenderness and agree that Vandella isn't so naughty after all.