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Taken at the Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.


2017 Orchid Show

Some of the orchids from the 2017 Orchid Show at  the Chicago Botanic Gardens.


Wednesday of Hope - Tragedy, a Source of Strength

There is a saying in Tibetan, ‘Tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.’ No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that’s our real disaster.

― Dalai Lama XIV


Orchids - Chicago Botanical Garden

This is just a quick, one image post, short story about my morning at the Chicago Botanical Gardens.  88 more words


The Sense of Wonder

There is a sixth sense, the natural religious sense, the sense of wonder.

– D.H. Lawrence


Fall into the Chicago Botanic Garden!

Here in Chicago, between the sometimes blistering summer heat and the ever-looming possibility of another Snowmageddon, we experience what we call a few weeks of ‘perfect’ weather.  548 more words