Monthly Archives: April 2012

Mayapples in April

Podophyllum peltatum, commonly called mayapple (also known as Adams Apple, mandrake root, American mandrake, raccoon berry, wild lemon, Indian apple, duck’s foot, hog apple, umbrella plant, ground lemon), is a herbaceous perennial plant in the family Berberidaceae, native to wooded … Continue reading

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What Wildflower Wednesday

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening (pick your appropriate time zone), and hi y’all!  Today is Wednesday and I was trying to think of something to go with the W in Wednesday to go with the post for today.  Some … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Hope that everyone had a wonderful and blessed Easter.  DH and I went out for a wonderful brunch and I am still moaning and groaning from eating toooooo much.  I felt a bit guilty eating biscuits with rabbit gravy (no … Continue reading

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Grand finale of the orchid show

The annual orchid exhibit at the local conservatory is coming to an end as of this Easter Sunday.  It was fun going to see the gorgeous orchids but it was more fun interacting with the wonderful people I encountered while … Continue reading

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Musings on a tulips innards

Do I get any bonus points for using the descriptive yet infrequently used word ‘innards’?  No?  Ok, I tried.   When I took this macro shot I had no goal in mind other than capturing a very good macro shot – … Continue reading

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