The Queen of the Night

The Queen of the Night honoured us with an audience last night! Here are the pictures as the drama unfolds…. (move over CNN!)

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11:30pm  Laird moved the whole pot (very carefully….) to the foot of the bed, so we could watch it before we fell asleep. The scent was so strong (nice, but strong) that Jake buried his nose in some blankets. The bloom wasn’t yet fully open, so I planned to wake up in the middle of the night to take another picture. As it turns out, I was just too beat. It was enough to know that this beautiful thing watched over us as we slept.

The morning after, and the party is over: