. . . and while the day may have begun a little overcast this morning, at this moment, there is a hazy, golden cast on everything, making the most lush greens even more so, even as the lilacs are fading, and the roses on their way; and today, there are still a million things to catch up on, but for certain, there will be time for the gardens, and the flutter of leaves and fallen petals on the afternoon june breezes . . .