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New Spring Crocuses

We started today walking through the botanical gardens. Even with the time change we got there relatively early, before the crowd arrived. Today is another beautiful early spring day, just like yesterday was. 378 more words

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Spring Is Coming

Spring is coming, but it is just not here yet. These crocuses are from last year, but this year’s should be here pretty soon. It just isn’t here yet. 72 more words

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Missouri Botanical Garden Orchid Show

A common expression heard in St. Louis is, “If you don’t like the weather just wait a day.” So true. Last night’s ice and snow was a short-lived inconvenience as the temperatures got up into the 40s today and the sun melted what was sitting on the drive way. 293 more words


In Sickness and In Health

This last week has been a rather low week for me, because I had been laid low by illness. This would explain the light blog postings these last few days. 87 more words

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Cross Traffic Does Not Stop

It is another beautiful spring-like February day here in Saint Louis. Anne and I were taking our morning constitutional earlier, when we happened upon some kids playing in their front yard. 513 more words

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Fun things to do at the Missouri Botanical Gardens

MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KTVI) – St. Louis may not have been hit with snow as hard as Chicago, our city has not escaped the bitterness of winter. 41 more words


Letters from Madagascar: Magic pools and amazing food

(From November ’14)

To my lovely family and friends,

After about a week and a half in, I packed up my still-wet stuff and we headed off to a site managed by Missouri Botanical Gardens (it’s a big whoop in the botanical world) a little bit to the north.  444 more words