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Neat Plant Alert - Copper Iris

Today I pulled out my waterproof boots and went in search of Copper Iris (Iris fulva) in Little Rock. Mid-April is bloom season for Copper Iris, and I knew there was a population in the Fouche Creek bottomlands owned by the City of Little Rock in the area south of the I-30/440/530. 65 more words

Native Plants

In a Blue Mood

Spring brings a wave of blue in the garden when these tiny starry shaped wildflowers reappear to grace us with their loveliness.  I got down and photographed them on a morning after a spring rain, bringing back with me two very wet feet and one big grin for the treasure I had captured in my camera. 94 more words

Chiarina Loggia

Upland Lemon Festival.

Times lately have been hard. Money has been tight, weekends filled to the brim with family events, ect, ect. This weekend however we had no obligations, and looked for a fun, close by, cost effective way to spend the day as a family of four. 219 more words


    I’m still working on getting used to retirement.  Lots of writing going on and I have two writing conferences coming up: Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc. next weekend and then the Ozark Writers’ League mid-May.  239 more words