Category Archives: Flora

Vivid and Handmade (2)

This morning, I walked along the fence line and started collecting wildflowers currently in bloom. I ended up with this handmade bouquet of flowers (aka ‘weeds’) that come up on their own, or have naturalized from an initial planting. What … Continue reading

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Flowers and Their Personalities

What if flowers had personalities? They are living beings, they procreate, they evoke feelings and reactions in us, they are intelligent – doesn’t that qualify? Just take a look at these daffodils and their different styles and self-presentations. Lip-stick seduction: … Continue reading

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Spring, Inebriated

Even if you hibernated in a cave this winter, by now you’d know it is spring. Spring, spring, spring, trallallalla…. The cows are happy, jumping and running across green pasture: Flowers are happy, bursting into bloom for the sheer joy … Continue reading

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How Many Shades of Green?

Today, I took myself and my camera for a walk to document everything green. Following torrential spring rains, the river valley is quite wet and covered with fresh spring grass. Tiny sprouts of herbs, flowers, trees, and mosses are stretching … Continue reading

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Living Walls

I am reveling in the warmth of the Isle of Enchantment (Isla del Encanto), Puerto Rico. What a delightful break away from the harsh winter weather up north. Here, I am drawn to living walls – walls decorated with pendulous … Continue reading

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