1. Deep purple irises bloom at the end of a neighbor's lane. They're such an old-fashioned flower and I admire their beauty.
2. Those moments when the school doorbell buzzes, two phone lines ring, and a child or two comes into the office, all simultaneously. My first reaction has been to laugh.
3. We've taken walks these past few evenings right around 7:30. The air is still and the birds have settled down for the night; everything sounds quiet. It's a nice way to end the day.