Friday RPD: Absent

Does absence make the heart grow fonder? Absent the ones we love Memories of times gone by An empty house An empty building long ago abandoned Those absent Are what we covet Appreciation grows For those we no longer have, can no longer touch Love grows For our dearly departed A home we had to […]

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FOTD: Queen Anne’s Lace

This is the time of year when Queen Anne’s Lace is in full bloom! I am posting here several different pictures of this flower.  See more beautiful flowers at Cee’s Flower of the Day, 8/31/18. Queen Anne’s Lace in full bloom. Notice the dark red dot at the center of the flower. A field of […]

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Capitol Series #3: Santa Fe, NM

This is the 3rd in my series of posts about state capitol buildings I have visited. Each one has something unique. We visited New Mexico’s state capitol in Santa Fe on June 12, 2018. Santa Fe’s capitol does not have a dome but the building itself is round! Actually it is built in the shape […]

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FOTD: Phlox

Saw these beauties on a walk one July afternoon. My phlox didn’t do well this year – I think my coneflowers crowded them out! I’ll have to watch out for this next summer! Enjoy more flowers and add your own on Cee’s Flower of the Day, 8/26/18.

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Delicate Are the Butterflies

The subject of Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week this week is delicate. Recently, I visited the butterfly exhibit at Chicago Botanic Gardens with my friend, Marcia. Marcia was wearing a Hawaiian blouse with blue flowers and a butterfly landed on it. The butterfly stayed there quite awhile – the flower pattern was large and […]

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