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Flower Earring Tree

Early in my stroll through, one particular tree caught my eye.  True to form, I don’t know what it’s called.

I really liked the bell-shaped, orange and red flowers.   95 more words


Striped Button Down with Style

Cardigan Banana Republic // Shirt Salvation Army // Bracelet family heirloom // Watch Fossil // Necklace Banana Republic // Pants Express // Shoes Franco Sarto // Socks Target



The higher we are placed, the more humbly we should walk.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

How we spent 24 Hours in Sydney, Australia

After nearly three weeks in Thailand, we were headed to Auckland, New Zealand, our new home and base for travelling widely around North and South Island as well as other parts of Oceania. 582 more words


Shell Game

In my last post, I alluded to St. Petersburg’s Sunken Gardens having a few animals scattered throughout the park to go along with the botanically expected plant-life and the scattered fountain landscaping. 109 more words


The lily pond

Deep and still the pond demands respect,

look but do not touch

Murky, sludge, thick and green. Like a one-sided mirror,

its underbelly hiding, accepting no reflection from the sun… 131 more words


A Natural Pause

Easter is right around the corner, and my husband and I took our daughter to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens this past weekend to see their Spring Flowers show, along with the Easter Bunny and Farmer Brown’s Animals. 17 more words