Tag Archives: Flowers

Wednesday photo: Spring has sprung 

Not only is my garden revived by the ever-increasing moments of sunshine, but flowers are blooming on many of the trees.  The coral trees were my unexpected favorite when I saw them in bloom last year. Their striking, red flowers … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Fall wild flowers 

All of a sudden last week I noticed these flowers were blooming alongside the main road.     Cool weather flowering plants are still so strange to me when I’m used to a thick layer of snow on the ground, especially … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Wildflowes

I saw these beauties on Sunday and was very happy to walk past them again this morning.       Just before these flowers I walked past a few open fields, and with the mountains behind them, I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Jacaranda flowers

The jacaranda tree is one I had seen photos of before moving to Swaziland because of its beautiful flowers. I hoped that I would be lucky enough to see some in my community. Now that they have bloomed I can … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: Utah wildflowers

Wildflower season is lengthy in Utah thanks to the constantly changing elevation. Flowers at a lower elevation bloom earlier, of course, than flowers high up in canyons. Blooms were varied at in the foothills around Salt Lake City in mid-May, … Continue reading

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A return to travel blogging with no apologies

Not blogging here for the past seven months here has been easy, truly too easy. I arrived in Salt Lake City on Halloween and I have posted two “Wednesday photos” since then. But I am not sorry about that. The … Continue reading

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Saturday Spotlight on Ohio: Franklin Park Conservatory

When I first started this blog I posted about places in Ohio I would like to visit. I have visited some of them since then, but there are still many places on my list. Now as my time here is … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: The Netherlands and Taiwan

I will feature a postcard from Rotterdam, the Netherlands, and from Sun Moon Lake in Taiwan. The first postcard is of a sunset behind the harbor of Rotterdam. The man who sent me the postcard also happens to be a … Continue reading

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Wednesday photo: BGSU Firelands arboretum

Another spot in Ohio that I have seen the signs for many times and never stopped is the Bowling Green State University Firelands campus in Huron. Last summer, upon learning there is an arboretum on the grounds, I decided to … Continue reading

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The Top 5: Memories of Canada

In honor of Canada Day, I wanted to write a “top 5” for Canada. My visits in Canada have been limited to the provinces of Ontario and Quebec, but I have seen a variety of sights, many because of school … Continue reading

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