All morning bathed in a dovelike brooding. . . .*
We woke up yesterday morning to heavy fog.
Our huge, antique TV dish was recently replaced with a much smaller one, but it was still on the back lawn awaiting pick up.
In the fog, from the upstairs porch, it looked like we’d had a space visitor.
I went out about 7:00 a.m. and took these naturally soft-focused pictures.
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*by Mark Jarman, from “A.M. Fog.”
1. Looking north, down the lower lawn.
2. Justicia brandegeena in lower right corner.
3. Looking south from center steps.
4. Looking south, down the lower lawn.
7. Wild trees and vines emerge from the clipped bougainvillea hedge.
8. Brugmansia or angel’s trumpet on right. Pink penta in front.
9. Looking back to the north.
11. Variegated weeping fig with Eranthemum nervosum in foreground.
13. Kniphofia uvaria.
16. Looking north.
17. At the south end of the lawn.
18. Looking northwest.
20. Walking east to the vegetable garden.
21. The cutting garden.
22. Looking to the upper lawn.
23. Looking north from upper lawn.
24. Looking south from upper lawn.
25. Descending the center steps, looking south.
27. The center steps from lower lawn (looking south).
28. Starting back up the steps, looking north. Stachytarpheta in front.
29. Stachytarpheta, a purple crotin (?), Eranthemum nervosum, and a large variegated ginger.
31. 8:00 a.m. The fog has mostly lifted.