I have been noticing a bright yellow from my kitchen window. It's actually a mile away from here. I drove by it on my way into town. It's a field of ragweed. Not good for people who suffer allergies.
Strange that even weeds has a beauty about them. Here's another field of the ragweed. It's farther from the road. This is how the yellow caught my eye at my kitchen window. It appeared as a strip of color off in the distance.
Drove past our railroad depot in town. At the corner of Main street and Erie. This is more like an office for the railroad now. I have read that many years ago, passenger trains would stop here. I have always loved this building. My siblings and I would walk past here on our way to the High School. Across the street from here is a field that has never had anything in it...except what everyone called a cow path...that's where every kids cut thru to get to Main street.
I went to the city park. If I had known there would be bus loads of kids, I would not have gone there. The teachers were herding them up just as I drove by. No I did not take any pictures, it would have been too risky with children so near. But as I was leaving the park, I could see the buses returning to pick all the children up.
You can click on my pictures to enlarge them. Doesn't our park look nice? All the diseased trees are gone and many of the others have been trimmed . The grass has been mowed. I think our park is ready for the summer.
It's chilly here and cloudy today. Glad I had yesterday. LOL. Crazy weather. My daughter is coming over today and we are going to split some mums so she can take some home.. I am also giving her some ground cover plants. Hope all of you have a good day. XO
Ragweed drives me crazy, even your photo made me sneeze.ReplyDelete
Bless you...Janet. :):) Hope there isn't any of this where you are. xoxo, SusieDelete
The ragweed sure looks pretty although I'm sure my sinuses would hate it!! Enjoy a nice day in the garden with your daughter!ReplyDelete
We dug up plenty of things...but oh boy it was cold out. Karen said she may wait a day to plant these things. :) Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Is it ragweed, which is bad for allergies? Or is it golden rod? No, I think that golden rod, can get the "bad rap," for ragweed. ,-)ReplyDelete
Gladys Taber explains this, in one of her lovely books. And I still get mixed up! :-)
Who is off with the faeries..
Tessa, You are right about this...but I honestly could not tell one from the other if I had too. LOL. I just think both can be very pretty. xoxo, SusieDelete
I have noticed you mention before, that a reader can enlarge your pictures, by clicking on them.......ReplyDelete
Wouldn't it be easier, and prettier, if you always published your blog posts, with big pictures??? Maybe? Perhaps? -smile-
It's easy to change settings. :-)
I am drawn to say such "not-proper" things, I know. -grin- But I do so love, wide posts, containing wide-enough-to-see at a glace photos....
Tessa, I need you for my neighbor.hehe...I will one day do my whole blog over..I just need to do more prep as to how I want it. I guess I should be experimenting...trying new things. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Your park is so beautiful and we have fields of Ragweed here as well. It's so pretty stretched out across the horizon but that stuff lets the hammer down on me and just about everyone you talk too. I love to look at it and all the wildflowers in bloom. Hope you have a nice weekend. Hugs, xoReplyDelete
Hi Susie, I think some weeds are very pretty. I have sympathy for people with allergies.. I am lucky to not have them. Hope you are having a good day. It is down right cold here now. Bummer. Blessings to you my friend, xoxo, SusieDelete
I love that ragweed can be pretty too. Your town is the cutest town ever. I loved when I came down to Horton's for the Vintage Market and we were able to drive around town. Just like Mayberry. So cute and cozy. Happy Week End Susie.ReplyDelete
Thank you Kris. I love our little town so much. I think we are lucky to have a pool, park,library, many churches and a good school. Even a pretty decent hospital. Hope you are enjoying the weekend too. It's cold here...I need a blanket tonight. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
You live in such a charming little town...it looks like a beautiful day there!ReplyDelete
Hi Linda, Friday was a very pretty day. Today not so much...cloudy and absolutely cold today. My daughter and I dug up some plants and she said she would probably wait a day to plant them. LOL. Blessings to you, xoxo, SusieDelete
I did not know I could click on your pics and they would get larger....that was a nice tour of your town without squinting...hahahaha!!! We just had the weedman come to our house to spray the weeds...hopefully the grass can grow now.ReplyDelete
Hi Louise. Ted says our lawn man did too good a job...he has had to mow twice a week. Blessings to you. xoxo, SusieDelete
Is is really wonderful to see weeds and they look so pretty! It is tough on allergy heads, for sure. Great pictures of your town! Enjoy daughter time!ReplyDelete
Thank you Nancy. My daughter and I were so cold digging up plants. Then we had a coffee, called my oldest daughter and joined her for lunch. We had a fun visit. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Ragweed is the worst, although it is pretty! I love Queen Anne's lace but I am allergic to it too. Both make a pretty field. Your park is nice. Waiting for our weather to stay warm so we can plant some flowers!ReplyDelete
We have lots of Queen Anne's lace I the ditches at times. We are cold here today. The furnace is set at 65 and it came on. Brr. Hope tomorrow is better. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
I love the look and smell of train stations. My son & DIL got married in one that looks a lot like the one you posted. Very memorable and fitting to them...The ragweed is lovely "from a distance", kind of a "fools gold". ;-)ReplyDelete
I think that would be so special to be married in a depot. I don't think I have been in ours. But I can remember walking along the rail side. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Some of the prettiest flowers I've seen are fields of colored weeds. :)ReplyDelete
Have a nice Sunday.
BJ, I love seeing the tiger lilies and queen Anne's lace in the ditch lines. :)Hope your Sunday is fun. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
The field is lovely even if it is covered in ragweed. Weeds can be pretty. Hope you are enjoying your weekend. Glad you got together with your daughter even though it was cold.ReplyDelete
Kathy, yesterday was so cold, today is about 10 degrees warmer...that helps..but it is not warm enough for me yet. Hope you are having good days there. Blessings, xoxo, SusieDelete
Oh, look at that yellow field! I can see why you wanted to take a picture of it after seeing it from your kitchen window. I've always admired your park, Susie. It's really kept up. There are so many parks in my town, so I have a few favorites, but there is one I go to that is very peaceful to visit. Your railroad depot is a nice building. I love the story of how all the kids crossed the cow path to get to the main street. Your town reminds me of mine, Susie. It's so charming and has much rich history.ReplyDelete
Thank you for the birthday wishes. I loved your comment. I might go to the Zoo with the kids today. I need to see some silly animals. :)
Sheri, I hope your birthday is a happy one and that you are enjoying it with family. I love our little park. It had been neglected for some time...then about 4 years ago we got a new park dept. leader and he is a hard working man. It shows. Blessings to you, love you, xoxo, SusieDelete
It was/is freezing here. I wore two winter coats at my grandsons lacrosse game today.ReplyDelete
Debby, When My grandson played Lacrosse, I remember it snowing and having hand warmers in our pockets and the only warm place at the snowy game were the restrooms. :):)But thankfully not every game was that bad. Hoping we all get a warm up. xoxo, SusieDelete
Oh Susie..your park u s beautiful! I just love it when the grass is so lush green and freshly cut! Reminds me of a clean house!!! Smile The ragweed is beautiful, I do love yellow!!! BUT, one year I brought some in for a bouquet for the kitchen table...and soon found out I was allergic to them...darn... Why do they raise them? Just curious!ReplyDelete
Gert, I think the yellow crop is a crop of weeds...I think the fields were not treated. Some times there's some kind of wild weed that has purple flowers . I think it looks pretty too. Gert, I feel that same way about when our lawn is mowed...that it is a clean house . I guess we just like things neat and tidy. LOL. Blessings for a brand new week of good things. xoxo, love, SusieDelete