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The Front Porch

Look what my friend, Alvin, brought me from New Mexico!  The porch is the welcoming committee of the home.  If it is cluttered with junk and trash, it will set the stage for what one would find in the home.  162 more words

Farmgirl Decorating

Trumpet Vine in Autumn

Attractive to hummingbirds (and humans) in the summer, this native plant puts on a spectacular display in the fall as well.

The Great Outdoors

Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Busy Spectators, Oblivious to Hummingbirds

Dr. James J. S. Johnson

Purple-throated Carib Hummingbird (Wikipedia image)

So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.    

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Wonderful Wetness

Wonderful wetness,

the circle of life depends

on your clever ways.


90 Day Sketchbook Challenge-week 9

Another sketchbook finished, another week done!  Here’s this week’s sketches.  Enjoy! 33 more words


Full Sun

The veins of a sunlit trumpet vine flower lead bees to the nectar in the shady depths.

In Paris parks Campsis radicans seems to be a well-behaved ornamental.   85 more words

Plant Portraits

Feeding Habits of the Narwhal

Some years ago, I had this idea in my head to make scientific illustrations that are jokingly inaccurate. The first idea I came up with was a narwhal drinking from a flower like a hummingbird, but I just never got around to making it happen until this week. 22 more words