I did find more ripe tomatoes:
And Black-eyed Susans:
And the bumble bees going crazy over the chaste tree:
It's very hot and dry, but life goes on.
Mary, Mary, (who is hardly ever contrary), has a garden in zone 7a, Virginia and has decided to journal it here. So, step through the gate, stroll through the garden, plant yourself on the bench and sit a spell!