FOTD: White Peonies

I am adding my photo of peonies to Cee’s FOTD 6/11/19!  Most likely this will be my last entry for the month. We are leaving for France later today! Close-up:  I had never really looked at the inside of a peony before. These have opened up all the way, revealing their fertile interiors! Long view: […]

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Lens-Artists: My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things is the subject of Lens-Artists’ photo challenge this week. I love cats, especially my sweet tortie Hazel. I love flowers and enjoy taking good photos of them.  There is plenty of this subject matter at Chicago Botanic Gardens! This is their May foxglove display. My favorite thing in the world is traveling, […]

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FOTD: Poppies

On a recent visit to the Chicago Botanic Gardens, my friend and I went to see the annual display of poppies. The workers there do a great job of creating an entire field of colorful poppies! It is a joy to see this display every spring! Posted for Cee’s FOTD 6/7/19.

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FOTD: Columbine

Last year, my columbines didn’t bloom at all. This year – wow! They have not only bloomed, they have expanded in my garden, so I now have columbines in three areas of my garden! Here’s one bunch. More bloomin’ beauties at Cee’s FOTD 6/6/19.

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