Tag Archives: Tiger Swallowtail and Monarch butterflies

After a Period of Drought

“…….flowers often appear after a period of drought interrupted by rain.” I love this quote from the care instructions that came with my Swamp Rain Lily bulbs.  It reads more like a motivational sentiment from a book of inspiration than … Continue reading

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Scatter Seeds, Gather Weeds

Several years ago my sister gave me this cute little gardening stake.   I’ve been gathering weed seeds this week.  That’s right.  And I plan to scatter them and plant rows of them around my yard for a bumper crop … Continue reading

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Art and Poetry

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”                            Simonides (6th-5th century, B.C)      Uplifted, a Haiku Poem by Karen Hines Jewels in the sky- Earthbound anticipation Metamorphosis Haiku (俳句 high-koo) are … Continue reading

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