This plucky little water tank truck has been around the neighborhood all summer as crews are doing something to do with the water pipes or gas lines or possibly both. I finally got a picture of the backwards "n" on back of it; it's also on the side. Someone needs to write a novel about the day this was stenciled incorrectly.
Yeah, I put down morning glory seeds in 2011 or so, and now, at Year Four, they are basically inside the house. There was a tendril creeping up on me as I tried to get some ice cream from the freezer last night, e.g. So here is our front gate, looking like something from The Picture of Dorian Gray.