Living happily ever after still means you have to clean house and do the dishes
Plants and Flowers
September 1, 2023
Hibiscus — Hollywood. Our hibiscuses have generally been a bit ‘Meh’ this year, so this one stood out. The blue tinge is due to reflected skylight, not coloring.
April 29, 2023
Rose Verbena (Rose Vervain) — Bit of a nothing picture. At the time, though, I’d just finished hiking through a section of dense trees, and the colors in the sudden patch of sunlight really popped.
September 13, 2022
Black Eyed Susan and backpack – Before heading up the ‘Farm Track Trail’ and into ‘Shelob’s Lair’ I stopped to fill up with cool creek water and a dunk in Piney Creek. It was cold but very refreshing.
March 10, 2022
March Hibiscus – we moved our hibiscus plants inside for the winter and they have rewarded us by flowering every now and then.
March 8, 2022
Bedroom Plants – Same old story, I liked the light.
October 29, 2021
The soft light on a dull rainy day on these flowers Ginger picked and placed on the kitchen table caught my eye, and prompted a discovery. One-minute read, +1
June 4, 2021
Flowering Prickly Pear Cactus. +1
October 25, 2020
Isolated – Some trail-side plants and I find some water. 2 pictures
August 9, 2020
Ginger recently undertook a project to make a vessel a day for 100 days. Most days a new vessel of some sort would appear on my desk. The vases came with flowers, and the pots came with small plants. One-minute read, 2 pictures
July 23, 2020
Stamen – Hibiscus plant in the back yard. I was chatting with Ginger when I noticed the contrast between the light on the stamen of this flower and the darkness of the greenery behind it.
June 21, 2020
Flowering meadow – Day Two, Hercules Glades, Pees Hollow Trail.
April 25, 2020
Heading east on the Pilot Trail at Hercules Glades Wilderness – In modern parlance that would be the Tower Trail.
April 25, 2020
Indian paintbrush – Castilleja, commonly known as Indian paintbrush or prairie-fire. 2 pictures
January 26, 2020
Trailside Fungi. In my current favorite color. 2 pictures
August 4, 2018
Leaf and Leaves
March 9, 2018
Spring Daffodils – Carter Family Cemetery – Busiek Red / Yellow Trail. We hiked up the ridge and past the Carter Family Cemetery. 3 pictures
June 14, 2017
When I noticed the sunlight dappling the flower I decided to take the picture, no matter how twee hibiscus flower pictures are. Thinking about it; for a better shot I should have got the sunlight in the background behind the stamen.
May 14, 2017
May 21, 2016
Kitchen Window – We’re staying at our friend Penny’s house in Wales. This is the wonderful view out of her kitchen window. 3 pictures
April 19, 2013
Old man’s beard on the trees at the edge of the bluff