Monthly Archives: January 2012

The Annual Conservatory Orchid Show

Every year the local conservatory has its orchid show.  The truly wonderful thing about it (besides viewing wonderful orchids when it’s freezing cold out) is that it goes on for close to three months and as time goes by the … Continue reading

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Oh Prickly Ball thou art truly prickly!

It wasn’t until much later in life that I came across these prickly ball trees.  In the backyard of my youth, my tree climbing with abandon days, we had mulberry trees and a huge sycamore tree.  Every year the sycamore … Continue reading

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Travel memories – a bit of Grand Cayman

If given the opportunity to go back to Grand Cayman I would be out of here like a shot! (but I’m still looking into Spain)   The absolutely positively fantastically hot diggity dog part of Grand Cayman is – no … Continue reading

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The Sled

There was a twelve year age gap between me and my only brother.  I was the baby brat to him (but he would snarl at any boy who came near me) and he was my hero even if he did … Continue reading

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