Monthly Archives: February 2015

Orchid Show Redux

Since there were still some more great images that didn’t make it into my first Orchid Show post, I thought I would offer another view of the marvelously varied world of orchids.

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Winter View

We drove to Bullitt Reservation today and took a snowshoe hike to the spot where there is a nice view across the valley to the hills beyond. I’ve taken photos in summer and fall from this same place and it is a good … Continue reading

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Orchid Show

At this time of year, I eagerly embrace anything that involves growing plants so when I saw a flyer for an orchid show sponsored by the local orchid society, I knew it was just the thing to take my mind off … Continue reading

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Be Alive

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.”   ~ Thornton Wilder

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Hunkering Down

A Northern Cardinal and a Blue Jay, awaiting their turn at the feeder, are hunkering down against the cold on a snowy day. Their bright colors stand out against the lichen-encrusted branches, offering a cheerful contrast to the dull gray … Continue reading

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In A Vase on Monday: Forsythia

Cathy at Rambling in the Garden has issued an In a Vase on Monday Weekly Challenge to create a vase from things we’ve gathered from our own garden. I first heard about it from friend and fellow blogger Elizabeth at A Forest … Continue reading

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Love Lingers

I ❤ these red tulips! Is it spring yet?

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