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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Announcement

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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Macro from the Micro

Hmmmmmmm I’m sensing a theme here.  I am drawn to the same color family over and over…..but in the meantime, what is this little creature from the micro farm on my deck? SOOC    Aperture priority,   f/5.6,  1/125sec , … Continue reading

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Jennifer’s Pharmacy

On my recent trip back to the homeland, besides having a great time with the little guy and the rest of the family (and I still have those songs stuck in my head) we had a bit of time to … Continue reading

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The things we do for love…

We have all done some amazing and in some cases, incredibly painful and stupid things for love.  Some get tattoos of the name of their loved one only to have to cover it or change it later when things break … Continue reading

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