Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: March 26, 2017 Hard to believe this week is over. It has been one weird week. Weather-wise, we've had rain, snow, sun, sunrises -- and my Christmas cactus is in bloom again. The above picture is the cover of one of Boston's local papers. I have yet to entirely discern … Continue reading ODDBALLS AGAIN AND AGAIN
Robert Louis Stevenson The Flowers From Child's Garden of Verses - - - All the names I know from nurse: Gardener's garters, Shepherd's purse Bachelor's buttons, Lady's smock And the Lady Hollyhock Tiny trees for tiny dames -- These must be fairy names! Tiny woods below whose boughs Shady fairies weave a house; Tiny tree-tops, rose … Continue reading The Flowers
On a small canal by an old mill, tens of thousands of water lilies form a rich tapestry on the dark, smooth surface of the water. Why the lilies so favor this narrow canal above all other water in the area ... water lilies not being as common as reeds and other water-loving plants ... no … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern — Water Lilies
Our street is also an interstate numbered route that run into Rhode Island about two miles south of our house. It's an old road and still one of the least built-up areas of the local towns. He also grew some wonderful hot yellow peppers. Bright vines climb on an old oak just past a driveway … Continue reading On the street where I live …
It's a dreary day. Raining since this morning, not exactly an inspiration ... and maybe, I'm a bit written out. I know we need rainy days and we haven't had many of them this year. Not nearly enough, but somehow, when the world is all dripping and gray, it tends to take my spirits down … Continue reading Rainy Day With Sunflowers
Signs of the season tableaux.