91/366 | The Cottage Ruins

March 31, 2020 - The Cottage Plantation was built in 1825 by Abner Duncan, then gifted to his daughter, Frances and her husband, Frederic...
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90/366 | Purslane

March 30, 2020 - Today I planted thirteen more plants in my various beds. Saturday I planted thirty-one. One of the milkweed plants I bou...
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89/366 | Showy Snowy

March 30, 2020 - The husband was kind enough to drive me 70 miles southwest yesterday so we could see what the wading birds were up to. W...
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88/366 | Gazania

March 28, 2020 - Since we are still officially "sheltering in place" due to the Wuhan China virus, stores have gotten creative in order t...
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87/366 | Three Crosses

March 28, 2020 - Three has always been my favorite number. It represents the Holy Trinity and reminds me of my three children. In art and...
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86/366 | Behold A Pale Horse

March 27, 2020 - Yesterday I was feeling restless, so I took a drive out to the country where I spent most of my childhood. The drive hel...
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85/366 | Monarch Caterpillar

March 25, 2020 - A couple weeks ago I planted milkweed. Today I was pulling weeds and noticed a caterpillar feasting on it. Upon further...
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84/366 | Wood Duck

March 24, 2020 - This is the second day in a row I tried to photograph the Wood Ducks. There are two pairs, and if you're stealthy enough...
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83/366 | Apple Blossom Amaryllis

March 24, 2020 - About three years ago a solitary amaryllis came up out of nowhere in my back patio flower bed--what gardeners call a 'vo...
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82/366 | American Green Tree Frog

March 22, 2020 - The weather has made it possible to work in the garden more. And also the whole virus thing has us homebound. Anyway, th...
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81/366 | It Is Well With My Soul

March 21, 2020 - Despite the social gathering restrictions due to the pandemic, we attended the funeral of a beloved neighbor and HOA mem...
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80/366 | Wuhan Virus Panic

March 20, 2020 - Today I'm doing something different. This will be a documentary style collage in an effort to depict what is happening g...
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79/366 | White Wisteria

March 19, 2020 - Visiting my dad in Mississippi resulted in two spring treats: yesterday's orange native azalea and the white wisteria sh...
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78/366 | Native Azaleas

March 19, 2020 - The native azaleas of Louisiana and Mississippi are quite stunning. In addition to their long, graceful pistils, the sce...
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77//366 | Magnolia Exit

March 19, 2020 - Part of St. Patrick's Day was spent on the road to visit my dad in Magnolia, MS. I pulled over to get a shot of the exit...
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76/366 | Swan Columbine

March 16, 2020 - These are supposed to be perennials for our area, but I've never been able to keep it alive past late spring. Even so, I...
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75/366 | Walking the Boulevard

March 15, 2020 - Decided on a late afternoon walk to enjoy the beautiful weather, though it was a tad warmer than I prefer. I'm glad I to...
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74/366 | Barn Charm

March 14, 2020 - Spent a beautiful day at Afton Villa Gardens with a friend who loves photography also. Since moving back to Baton Rouge...
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73/366 | Sunset Velvet Oxalis

March 13, 2020 - This is a new addition to my backyard garden. The wild oxalis with green clover-like leaves and purple flowers grow at t...
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72/366 | Eastern Redbud

March 12, 2020 - Every spring I look forward to the blooming of our two Eastern Redbud trees. They have a lifespan of 10-20 years and wer...
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71/366 | Dreamsicle

March 11, 2020 - My neighbor's yard is bursting with these gorgeous blooms. And yes, they really are this bright shade of orange; I actua...
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70/366 | Deep Red Mum

March 10, 2020 - Last fall I bought a few different varieties of chrysanthemum and placed them randomly in a couple of flower beds. They...
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69/366 | Pink Verbena

March 09, 2020 - Last summer I planted a small sprig of bright pink verbena at the edge of the patio bed. Since we've had a mild winter i...
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68/366 | hello.

March 08, 2020 - Feeling puny today so thought a walk around the neighborhood would help. I actually feel worse. Literally "phoning it in...
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67/366 | Kinglet Surprise

March 07, 2020 - Feeling uninspired with photography, I asked GOD during prayer time to bless me with a photo. Something told me to go to...
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66/366 | Black and White Dahlia

March 06, 2020 - Today I finally finished planting what I purchased from the nursery earlier in the week: two varieties of dahlia and mil...
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65/366 | Museum

March 05, 2020 - The collective noun for Cedar Waxwings is an Ear-Full or Museum. These are social birds and can sometimes be observed pa...
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64/366 | Cedar Waxwing

March 04, 2020 - Every year I look forward to the Cedar Waxwings that visit our Holly berry trees in the backyard. I've been told it's no...
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63/366 | Pincushion Flower Bud

March 03, 2020 - Devotional podcast listened to: check Bathroom scoured: check Parade photos edited and posted: check Talked to my dad...
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62/366 | Grande Tequila Dahlia

March 02, 2020 - Today I went flower bed shopping. In my younger days I loved retail stores; in my old-er-ish age, I get excited about pl...
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61/366 | Christmas Cactus

March 01, 2020 - Christmas cactus blooming in March. What a sweet little surprise. The stamens remind me of fiber optic lighting. 100...
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