Today was partly rainy and was mostly spent getting out and enjoying the day before the winds of hurricane Irene arrive on Saturday. Gathering some provisions for the weekend was a part of the day too. later I was able to gather some lovely gypsophilia (baby’s breath) , pink garden roses, and some dark red forsythia from our neighbor Juanita’s garden. I massed the gypsophilia then added the roses and forsythia. Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think I would want to use baby’s breath, but the garden grown variety is really fun to use. It looks much to me like the plumes of a smoke tree in bloom, and created a lovely mass. It’s going to be added to my garden in town next year!