Cumulonimbus and Crepe Myrtle

beautiful eastern skies

palm trees

clouds in the horizon

huge cumulonimbus cloud: LadyD Books

We've had warm days and beautiful skies with these wonderful cumulonimbus clouds for a spectacular September. We're going into another hot weekend with temps in the 90s. This is what it looks like in SoCal. How is it where you are? For more pretty views, visit Skywatch Friday

crepe myrtle in front yard

We planted a baby Crepe Myrtle tree near our pond in the front yard and as you can see in the last picture, they can reach for the sky. So, grow baby grow. Hoping to provide shade someday.

close up of crepe myrtle

Photos for Weekend Flowers

homemade pond in front yard: LadyD Books

tall crepe myrtle

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