This is the time of year when every neighbor you know apologizes for how bad his yard looks. This year it's especially yellow and dry because of severe drought and water restrictions throughout the Lone Star State. Everyone has burn spots and crunchy grass. We're just telling everyone that yellow is the new green.
But when I saw this single hopeful daisy peeking out at me yesterday in the midst of my parched landscape, I thought, Well, if that isn't a sign of determination, I don't know what is.