Throwback Thursday

Today’s post is a little different than normal. I honestly haven’t been using my camera much these days so I don’t have many new pictures. Once upon a time I used to take photos just to take photos for fun, occasionally I still do but mostly now I take with a specific aim or intent….

Spring Tulips

I wanted to share my first tulip bulb with you today.  Your guess is as good as mine as to what color it’s going to be. Over the years my garden has changed a lot. Each spring I plant a few new flowers and vegetables but one thing that has remained constant, without fail is…

Floral Friday – In The Garden

The more often we see the things around us – even the beautiful and wonderful things – the more they become invisible to us. That is why we often take for granted the beauty of this world: the flowers, the trees, the birds, the clouds – even those we love. Because we see things so…

Cherry Blossom

“Suddenly she was seeing the buds on the cherry trees around her; she could feel the energy packed within them, a bouquet of fireworks whose fuse had already been lit. She could smell them, too, a subtle essence of pink and lollipops, the sweetness deepened by the scent of the slowly warming earth below them.”…

Orchid Show 2019-Singapore

Singapore where the national flower is an orchid was the inspiration for this year’s 17th annual orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden and it sure didn’t disappoint. I love to see the kaleidoscope of thousands of spectacular rare and iconic specimens of orchids on display but because of the crowds I was a…

Spring 2019

Spring is finally here! Actually, it came a few days ago and what a beautiful day today  is here in New York! All the snow is gone and everything is fresh, not exactly green yet but warm, almost 50 degrees. Spring is a time of re-birth, of re-emergence, a promise of warmer weather to come….

Silent Sundays #9182

“Minds are like flowers; they open only when the time is right.” – Steven Richards