In '84 & '85 and I lived in a student dorm in Munich on Pfaenderstrasse. We were just a few blocks from the Olympic Park and the Olympia Einkaufszentrum where yesterday's tragedy took place. Words are inadequate to describe how beautiful and amazing a city Munich is. It will forever hold a very special place in my heart. I send all my love and...
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37 years ago this is how I spent one Saturday in July...

Today's weather was perfect. So me and my Tiger therapist spent 4 or so quality hours together. Country roads and the twisties along the Potomac and around South Mountain = :-)

Some of you may be aware that Monarch butterfly numbers have declined dramatically the past few years due to a number of issues including winter habitat loss in Mexico and decline in their host plant -milkweed- in the U.S. I planted a patch of wildflowers starting last year with more this Spring including milkweed, black-eyed Susans (Monday's photo), butterfly weed, purple cone flower...
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chef:
Gorgeous.   I saw a couple in my yard this weekend.    MY dog is scared of butterflies though.  Haha

May all your gardens bloom magnificently!

freyahz:
Happy monday too! They are beautiful

bgnckstyle:
Fantastic shot and view!!!

This photo is of my dad, circa 1949. He's 18 years old, recently enlisted in the Navy. A year later he would be in the Korean War as a Naval Airman, radio and radar operator aboard a Lockheed Neptune P2V reconnaissance plane.

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budoviking:
@kittyqueen- thanks sweetie.  My Dad taught me a lot. :-)
kittyqueen:
I know what you mean! I love my Daddy too ❤️❤️

4 years ago my wife and I celebrated our 25th anniversary with a trip to Peru. In remembrance of that trip I made Chicha Morada for the first time. Can't wait to chill this down and taste it! :-)