|Meadow yellow with goldenrod|
|Big Bluestem prairie grass, also known as Turkey Foot (see why?)|
|I was glad to see monarch butterflies on the liatris|
|Bur oak acorns on the grassy path, crunchy underfoot|
|Wild grapes looked ripe|
We've got at least a week of seriously hot weather ahead. The early morning is a good time to get outside and take in the colors of late summer. Stay hydrated and don't overdo it!