She Kept A Parrot

I picked up another Amaryllis at Walgreen Pharmacy early in June. The foliage and the buds were pale with only a hint of pink. I didn’t have much confidence that she’d...

Winter Rose I feel a bit ridiculous sharing my health status, but I wanted to share it with all of you who have been so supportive and kind to me for...

Whoever is in charge of the Climate Control Dial Has turned it in the wrong direction. If I thought it might work, I’d do a sun dance in the street. Instead,...

The Clematis blossoms dried and remain on the vine interesting still in the straw version of themselves Romero sheared the Foxtail Ferns to the ground As he promised, they sprang from...

Miss Lily has been my photographic nemesis for years. When I got my first camera, I tried to photograph her, with little success. There was a problem with light and color...

Charlie, these photographs Are about the tulips That I buy in vases at Walgreen Drug Store I’ve brought three of the vases home From visits to the store to pick up...

A Happy Mother’s Day To All of the mothers in WP Land And To Mothers everywhere A special thank you to my wonderful children Who take care of me Who understand...

This is a Knockout rose. (The blossoms do look as if they’ve been knocked around a bit) I was wandering around the nursery the other day When I saw these huge pots of...

The sun was shining.  It was warm. I headed off to the garden center To find plants for the Garden Bones Lilies and Hibiscus and Ferns What I bought was a...

It is springtime in South Texas A time for sweeping away the losses of winter A time for planting A time for renewal And New beginnings It is a time of...