To bring those of you not in the Central Illinois area up to speed, we have been in a two week cycle of daily/nightly thunderstorms. We are not talking just light shows with 10 drops of rain. We are talking gully washers. And heat…Needless to say, gardens are rampant, grass is green and weeds are succeeding in taking over my world. The wonderful part of all of this is the lushness of everything; flowers are bigger and more colorful, the greens are deep, deep green and if you squint just so, the weeds blend in and the gardens are worthy of photographs. And so I have….just a few.