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Amaryllis Leaves & Bud Amaryllis Leaves Umbrella Leaf Regina Iris Leaves (A bud is forming on one) Baby Asian Elephant Ear Leaf Bromeliad Leaf The Fan Cactus is not a leaf But I included it as evidence that it is still alive and well! 🙂

She Talks Too Much Bad Trip Broken Petal Renewal Boy’s Club

One morning, when I looked into Lucy’s house I was surprised to see that she was shedding her skin like Mr. Frog who used to lease her house. By the time I finished chopping everybody’s fruit and veggies for breakfast The skin had peeled off her shoulders, and She was scratching like a little dog with fleas! If it hadn’t been so terrible looking, I would have laughed. When I finished delivering… Read More

As I have lamented many times, Rita’s nails pierce my skin badly. I’ve had rips and tears and bloody scrapes On my arms and the tops of my hands for years. But, I found a solution that works perfectly. It is Golden Needles by Ansell. The 10″ arm socks with thumb slots are made of stretch Kelvar. They fit snugly, stay in place, and They are soft and comfortable for extended wear. They provide… Read More

Today, I am seventy-two years old. In military jargon, I am a Short-Timer. Maybe in Jail jargon, too. At any rate, I’m in a hurry. Got stuff to do And Photograph to take Before the Shadow catches up to me. Thank you to all of you who cheer me along! I appreciate it very much. 🙂

Charlie, you probably don’t remember this Your friend, Madison, brought this bouquet in a bottle To Mom on Mother’s Day in 2014 I know you remember how much Madison and Cassidy loved your Mom You guys went grocery shopping together and cooked all kinds of things They called her their second Mom Mom always helped you guys with your projects And took you everywhere together She used to take you and the kids… Read More

Orchids fascinate me I particularly like the back side of orchid blossoms Their soft lines and shapes are always reminiscent of watercolors The light through the black screen creates a mood that I enjoy It’s always exciting to see what the camera captured & There are the fun abstracts I created these using a plug-in for Photoshop Called Filter Forge 4 My favorite of the abstracts Is this one with the misplaced… Read More

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 me Who accept me the way I am And love me anyway

  Those of you who remember the Carolina Trumpet Vine And my love-hate relationship with her Will know what to expect From my latest love I was fascinated by the images of Lemony Shots’ Clematis So, when I saw this lovely at the garden center I brought her home The Clematis will live in a large pot Since the garden is too shady for her liking Oh, by the way… Miss Trumpet… Read More

I was photographing a split in She Devil Red’s leaf (The orange stripe on the leaf above) When I noticed the odd colors on the display So, I shined her up a bit Usually, I delete photos that have odd color casts that I can’t remove But, I started to play with these, and I kind of liked them The last photo is the baby Elephant Ear sitting next to the other… Read More