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Oddly Queued (43/100)

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Welcome to 100 days of petal verses!

From February 5th to May 15th – Day 43

I hope you enjoy the pictures as much as the poems! 50 more words


The Orchid Festival and Swan Patrol

I know it’s finally safe to leave my house each spring when our Matthaei Botanical Gardens holds their annual Orchid Festival.

Unlike the “Coachella meets fall of Rome” intensity of the much scarier Succulent Sale in the fall, the Orchid Festival is a very chill affair. 794 more words



I have an affinity for orchids.  Orchids do not have an affinity for me, and for good reason.  That’s not completely true.  Butterfly orchids tolerate me.  390 more words


Muse-inks: Gittin’ ‘er done

I’m writing again, slowly building back up. I probably won’t write today because the weekend has gotten away from me and the Sudbury Writers’ Guild Newsletter is due. 521 more words

Melanie Marttila

Weekly Photo Challenge - I'd Rather Be........

…….photographing flowers.  And that’s exactly what I was doing last week during a second visit to the Orchid Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden with a cousin who was visiting from England, despite the blizzard that was raging outside.   37 more words