Plant Killer

I am a plant killer. I cannot keep potted plants. It’s beyond a black thumb; it’s ridiculous. I mean, how hard can this be? Aren’t plants at the bottom of the responsibility totem pole? Like, you tell your kids they can’t get a pet hamster until they prove they can care for a plant?...more

Testing the Limits of my Point and Shoot

I have a Nikon d300, and I know (mostly) how to use it.  My passion is floral macro photography, but I shoot other things too.  We travel a lot, and I take pictures everywhere. Our trip to San Diego for Blogher11 was the first time I left my "baby" home.   ...more
Thanks for sharing about your cameras. I've been using a Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ5, purchased ...more

Brookside Gardens and Live Butterfly Exhibit

On Saturday morning during my visit to my best friend's house, she had to get in some miles of training for the Washington, D.C. Susan G. Komen 3 Day for the Cure walk. She lives in an area where you can walk to various parks. The park she took me to this morning was the Brookside Gardens at Wheaton Regional Park. We walked about two miles out to the park and she left me in a sea of flowers and vegetation while she continued her walk around the park. ...more

How Do I Love Thee, Lavender? Let Me Count The Ways...

    I love lavender. I love using the color lavender ...more

Summer Reading for Kids - The Rose in My Garden

The Rose in My Garden is a wonderful collaborative work by Arnold and Anita Lobel....more

plant porn

   Thursday, June 30, 2011...more

Flowers of My Childhood

Flowers of my Childhood   Thinking back to the time when I was young and living at home, I can 'see' the hollyhocks my father grew.  Our home was situated on two acres of ground where my father grew vegetables and flowers.  Mother strung the beans and shelled the peas; she canned and preserved the food....more

E-Cards: Father's Day and More: Free

  Father's Day Cards and More Original cards for free, providing you keep my name intact and don't attempt to sell them. If you like these, check my other blog for other freebies.     ...more

More of My E-Cards: Free

  More E-cards for Free       ...more