She Kept A Parrot

I went out looking for light bubbles ON PURPOSE this afternoon.  I knew precisely where to find them.  They always dance in the palms when the setting sun plays with them...

Palms I Every year the palms bloom.  You know I am charmed by the palms.  These Pygmy Date Palms have smaller blooms because they are young. II III Che says “Hi”....

Morning Walk The phone rang at seven-thirty this morning.  My old friend and CPA asked if I were sleeping.  He does this all the time.  He lives, yes lives, in his...

Tiny Fan Palm Growing From A Stray Seed

I saw Lemony’s blog when I started reading blogs here.  (http://lemonygregghead.wordpress.com/)  I recall having seen a color shot of some piece of old equipment she photographed with a macro lens.  The...

Split-Leaf Philodendron Leaf ~ End of Cut Stalk

My daughter, Kelli, and her husband, JC, decided to prune everything in their landscaping yesterday.  Kelli doesn’t trust anybody else to do the job.  I did not participate.  I did show...

Fledgling

A few of the most treasured people in our lives come to us through fits and starts over a very long time. We hardly notice.  Until one day. That’s the way...

Antique English Garden Statue This very worn antique concrete whippet is one of a pair who guard the entrance at the stone path to my back door.  His features were slowly worn...

No. 3 The wind chime melody Silenced in the stillness of the night

Creeping Carolina Trumpet The vine in the pergola reveals its tentacles only in the bareness of winter.  In spring and summer, hidden beneath a benign tapestry, it patiently forces apart joints...