Todays Featured Image Water Lilies

They draw our attention and our cameras. Perhaps it’s because they’re complete, beautiful and untouchable or maybe it’s that they’re isolated while being part of that world of water but also of air. Named nymphaeaceae commonly referred to as water lilies. They grow in temperate and tropical climates around the world. Water lilies are rootedContinue reading “Todays Featured Image Water Lilies”

Todays Featured Image Queen Annes Lace

Anthriscus sylvestris, Queen Annes Lace. Its common name comes from a legend of Queen Anne of England (1665-1714) pricking her finger and a drop of blood landed on white lace she was sewing. Belonging to the carrot family, Queen Anne’s lace is a biennial that is also known as wild carrot. Here it grows atContinue reading “Todays Featured Image Queen Annes Lace”

Mississippi Highways In The Spring

A Short Story Mississippi Odyssey Driving across Mississippi this week I realized that one of the most amazing attractions of the trip was the sides of the highways. In places, the roadsides were literally carpeted in swaths of bright orange-yellow flowers mixed in with deep purple along with patches of bright reds, whites and paleContinue reading “Mississippi Highways In The Spring”