Do you own an umbrella? Most people do. You may have heard of umbrellas by other names. For example, parasol (primarily a sun shield), rainshade, (Irish) brolly, or my favorite—bumbershoot (as sung by Dick Van Dyke in the film Chitty Chitty Bang Bang).
Merriam-Webster.com says that a tenderfoot is: “1 : an inexperienced beginner : novice a political tenderfoot. 2 : a newcomer in a comparatively rough or newly settled region especially : one not hardened to frontier or outdoor life.”
Sunflowers are my favorite flower. They make me smile.
Their petals can be enormous, creating flowers up to a foot wide. Or dwarf varieties are available that grow a modest 1-3 feet tall. I identify them as yellow, but there is a red variety that I’m not as familiar wit...