Today's prompt (eight) asked us to focus on the skies. Well, here is mine today:
Yes, a whole lot of nothing. Just grey and rain. But I am not complaining. We desperately NEED the rain! Here's why:
I took this photo yesterday doing the Prompt Seven depth of field study. You heard me right, YESTERDAY! And yes, in some areas of my yard it looks more like late October than mid-July. After two weeks of record-high temperatures with no rain, a few of our trees got very stressed and started dropping their leaves. Watering is quite cost-prohibitive around here, so we let the grass and trees go with Mother Nature and we just water the flowering plants.
The good news is our skies don't always look so grey and our trees aren't always so unhappy. Here's a shot I caught several weeks ago:
See, blue skies, green trees and grass, no leaves on the ground!