OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD - MARCH 29, 2020 - OH THOSE FLOWERS! After a winter of spring, we are now having the springtime of winter. All winter it was warm and now that it is really spring, it's cold, grey, and rainy. So here are whatever flowers we happen to have lying around the house and garden. It's … Continue reading OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, POLLEN, AND A VIRUS – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons It was such a warm winter -- with no snow at all -- that spring is arriving without the usual fanfare. I don't know how well out "outside" flowers are doing because I don't go out. I can tell the season is changing because the birds are beginning to … Continue reading BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, POLLEN, AND A VIRUS – Marilyn Armstrong

IT’S SPRING INSIDE, BUT CHILLY OUTSIDE – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD – March 23 –ORCHIDS It's very quiet here. It's quiet everywhere except, I suppose in the hospitals. Because we have a guy as the president who cannot tell the truth and I think isn't entirely sure what the truth IS, trying to find out what is happening is very hard. They make decisions, then … Continue reading IT’S SPRING INSIDE, BUT CHILLY OUTSIDE – Marilyn Armstrong

THE INDOOR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong

THE INDOOR GARDEN IS GROWING EVER LARGER - March 22, 2020 Owen added four more hefty plants to my indoor garden. The table is fully loaded. He also bought a bale of high-quality potting soil, so I finally got to repotting my Christmas Cacti, putting them into one larger pot. I repotted my Jade plant … Continue reading THE INDOOR GARDEN – Marilyn Armstrong

I TOLD HIM HE DIDN’T HAVE TO GET UP, BUT HE GOT UP ANYWAY – Marilyn Armstrong

Even the dogs are sleeping late. They woke me briefly at 7:40 because Bonnie demands cookies in the morning. If Garry doesn't give her cookies and while he is at it, clean out her eyes, she will keep barking. Forever. One morning she barked continuously for more than three hours, but to be fair to … Continue reading I TOLD HIM HE DIDN’T HAVE TO GET UP, BUT HE GOT UP ANYWAY – Marilyn Armstrong

IN THE MIDST OF MADNESS, ORCHIDS ARE BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

ANOTHER BUD OPENED TODAY - FOTD - March 13, 2020 On a day that felt like a form of madness, another flower bloomed on my orchids. I always wanted to go back and check out the 14th century and I feel like I really am ... but with better technology. And medicine. We may not … Continue reading IN THE MIDST OF MADNESS, ORCHIDS ARE BLOOMING – Marilyn Armstrong

AND THE ORCHIDS BLOOM ON – Marilyn Armstrong

More Orchids - FOTD - March 11, 2020 This plant is a much sturdier, healthier plant than the last time I was able to bloom orchids. The buds are huge and the plant is sturdy and another bud opened this afternoon. There are two more big buds on this branch and at least half a … Continue reading AND THE ORCHIDS BLOOM ON – Marilyn Armstrong