SYW: Of cats, sons, and houses

I love the questions for Cee’s Share Your World challenge this week! So I’ve written my responses: If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? I wear glasses. I used to wear contacts but it got […]

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FOTD: Cactus Flower

When I saw this in the desert greenhouse at the Chicago Botanic Garden, I was amazed! I had never seen such a large and beautiful cactus flower! I also felt privileged because cactus flowers generally don’t last very long. The cactus looks to be a saguaro, although its flowers generally don’t look like this. Whatever […]

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FOTD: Moss rose

A friend of mine who loves to garden tells me that this beautiful flower is a moss rose. I have them in front of my house too, but didn’t know the name of them! This is hers, which I like because of its coloring. The second picture shows more moss roses growing in the same […]

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