Point of View
Yesterday, before the storm, I walked around the yard and admired my crape myrtle from different points of view.
Here's the view as I stood on the deck and looked into the middle of it:
And from a little further back and a bit to the right:
This view is from the side yard, just past the big maple. The crape myrtle looks like it's hiding behind the boxwoods and the maple. It doesn't look very big here:
Further down the side yard, the view changes to reveal that the crape myrtle is a lot bigger than it first appeared. It towers over the house:
But even further down the side yard, past another crape myrtle, the size changes again. Which crape myrtle is larger?
From the courtyard (aka the septic field), I can stand back and look at the whole crape myrtle. It's one BIG crape myrtle.:
But which point of view is the right one? Which is most effective?
I ask myself that a lot when I write.