After a very brief dawn drizzle this appeared-
And then the rest of the day the sky proceeded to fester into a smoky beige haze. AGAIN. So I got my inhalers, eyedrops, and antihistamines on board and went out to the garden.
At least the dahlia patch is doing well this blistering hot and dry Spring. Other years I've tried to grow dahlias they've only resulted in a mouldy mess but this year they're doing well. I call this cactus flowered beauty "Phyllis Diller" for it's distinctive spiky tipped 'do.
A brief but gloriously sultry pink, purple, and plum sunset over the Himalayas as the sun hurtles westward.
With respiratory system and eyeballs aflame,