Just do it!

My last weekly trip to the botanical gardens triggered memories of two of my pasts; my long-ago working life and and more recent going down dirt roads in Michigan with friend Julie to photograph whatever was present. My fibromyalgia had gotten worse because of an increased exercise routine so I was experiencing that weird pain that comes from nowhere and […]

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Water Lilies With an Address

I was thinking of my disappointment when I left the tanks containing the water lily competition entries that weren’t blooming (A Steamy Visit – But Where are the Lilies?). I was also feeling the oppressive heat and humidity even though it was only 8:30 in the morning – but all that was quickly forgotten when I reached the pavilion overlooking […]

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Floral Friday: Musical Notes

I was hot, sweaty, and getting tired when I spotted this charming flower in the botanical garden. It made me smile and I had a hunch that this would be best photographed at this phase, when it was just starting to bloom. What fun, and what an appropriate name. The next week, I saw this plant in another part of […]

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