Emily and I headed out on a 24-hour road trip to Harrison, Arkansas last weekend. Don’t worry, we made time to stop at the outlet mall, too.
We took the backroads to Branson. I passed the time wildflower spotting. A few weeks ago, bright purple flowers covered the hillsides along these Midwestern roads, with a few yellow ones reaching their heads out of the green.
Now, those are gone, and the grass is bursting with whites and pinks. I thought these were echinacea, but they don’t look like the echineacea flowers on wikipedia.
Whatever they were, the trip could have taken 8 hours if I stopped to take a picture of all the pretty spots. Em waited patiently while I got my photo-fix.
It was a fun, quick trip. I experienced barn-swinging for the first time. We didn’t take the time to take a picture, so I think I’ll just leave exactly what that is up to your imaginations.
And, just so you know: