Posts tagged "flowers"
End of day monarchy

End of day monarchy

I’m not even sure what the title means, that is how fried I am. How­ev­er, a quick pho­tog­ra­phy stop for sun­flow­ers became even more glo­ri­ous with my lep­i­dopter­ous friend here. Again, unabashed word abuse, but I like the way it sounds.
A plumed thistle for your thoughts?

A plumed thistle for your thoughts?

Found on a pleas­ant evening dog-walk. It is either a Wavyleaf this­tle or a Texas this­tle — still inves­ti­gat­ing the sub­tle dif­fer­ences between Cir­si­um undu­la­tum and Cir­si­um tex­anum. Any botanists want to chime in? Both are plumed this­tles, I believe.
April flowers

April flowers

Spring is pushed a month ear­ly here, so it should have been March show­ers for April flow­ers, but there has not been enough rain. I’ll wait anoth­er week, but things are get­ting des­per­ate in terms of wild­flow­ers. I might just be walk­ing down the high­way medi­ans, because that’s where all the best flow­ers appear to be. This...
Spring Fever - let's get me out of here

Spring Fever — let’s get me out of here

I would like to ask for a moment of your time to vote for my blog in a blog­ging exchange con­test host­ed my Hostelling Inter­na­tion­al. In the event that I do not have a job by June (or can take an ear­ly vaca­tion), I have the chance to win a trip and the oppor­tu­ni­ty to blog about some­thing more inter­est­ing than Latent TB....