I finally got a decent close-up shot of the crab spider living in the oak tree:
Cole and Skye are getting along like true siblings, which means they squabble all the time (and like any little sister, Skye usually wins.) If my flash hadn't messed up this shot, it would probably be the funniest pic I've taken all year:
My cranky old heirloom rosebush is making up for a barren spring by putting out some of the most spectacular blooms I've seen from it in years:
I'm not ready to plug back in just yet (I have three novels in various stages of production to wrap up by Wednesday) but I think the batteries are finally beginning to recharge.