This is a self portrait called "Young sick Bacchus." Isn't it interesting that he named it after the Roman god of wine and festivity?
I know, I know, you have all seen irises. but, these are a new variety. These are the "OH JOY! Bev did not manage to kill us," variety. There is a nice lady across from the east side of Franklin elementary school, who sells plants dug from her garden each spring. I have gotten some of the nicest ferns, and hosta, irises from her. Her prices are great, and, in exchange for that, all she asks is that your return the plastic pots.
What am I reading? Just finished an ARC called The Blue Notebook, and plan to start The Rivals, an 18th century comedy of manners play by Sheridan. I'm sure I'll be campaigning to bring back the word "Egads" by the time I am done.