Rio de Janeiro: Sugarloaf

November 27, 2016 Sugarloaf (Pão de Açúcar in Portuguese) is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Rio.  It has become a tradition for me to go up to the top and watch the sun set on my last evening in Rio.  I look down on this beautiful city and am filled with a […]

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FOTD: Butterfly Weed

These lovely, tiny orange flowers are produced by a member of the milkweed family, known as “butterfly weed.” I have a beautiful crop of it this year (it was planted last year) and hope that it will attract monarch butterflies!  There is a milkweed beetle that lives on the plant, and I found one under […]

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FOTD: Princess Diana clematis

My neighbor is a horticultural designer. Lucky me! She has designed the garden area in front of my house, where she put two trellises, one with purple clematis, one with this delicate Princess Diana clematis. Its technical name is clematis texensis.   Cee’s Flower of the Day, 6/28/17  

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CFFC: Chairs

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is furniture. I have a collection of pictures of chairs and benches. I also have cute pictures of little children at play on their own furniture. Here are some of my favorites:               And finally, I have posted this before, but it’s one […]

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