Monthly Archives: June 2012

Bee of the Day

“The wild Bee reels from bough to bough With his furry coat and his gauzy wing, Now in a lily cup, and now Setting a jacinth bell a-swing, In his wandering.” Oscar Wilde Or in this case, some echinacea purpurea … Continue reading

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Little purple fuzzy

Being an inhabitant almost in every garden, it is so well known, that it needs no description. (Culpeper  – The Complete Herbal, 1652) These little purple charmers have been used for centuries for a myriad of uses from medicinal to … Continue reading

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Little Pink Rose

The rose looks fair, but fairer we it deem For that sweet odour which doth in it live. – William Shakespeare – Sonnet 54 The first flowers I can remember – besides dandelions which are actually weeds, but hey! I … Continue reading

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Stir it up – Flames

Practice fire safety – watch what you heat.  ~Author Unknown Yesterday’s post featured the “ghost fire” from the fire pit in our friends backyard.  Today I would like to show you the original image so that you can compare and … Continue reading

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Ghost Fire

This past weekend we went over to some friends for a cook out.  I supplied the wine and the tres leches cupcakes and they grilled steaks with baked spuds and salad.  Since it was a very lovely day – not … Continue reading

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I’ve been very busy lately what with traveling and the PT there for awhile, but I’ve been doing something else.  I’ve been feverishly working on a lot of my photographs because starting on June 27, some of my photography will … Continue reading

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Tres Leches – Cupcakes

Last night we were invited to dinner at a friend’s house.  They were going to grill up some steaks (hooray!) while we were responsible for the wine and desert.  I was in a mild panic trying to think of something … Continue reading

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