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319/366 | Thai Delight

November 14, 2020 - Fall version of my Thai Delight Bougainvillea. This is my favorite flower in the garden. It's blooming like crazy right...
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278/366 | Glory Bower

October 04, 2020 - In April I planted a bleeding heart glory bower vine next to my prayer chair. It had a few small blooms on it and didn't...
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269/366 | Blue Daze

September 25, 2020 - Another gray day, but tomorrow I'm planning to kayak with my husband and a friend, so I hope to have something of more i...
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267/366 | Pentas

September 23, 2020 - The pentas planted in the spring, that looked pretty haggard at the end of August, are now in full bloom. They are so fu...
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265/366 | Lava Rose

September 21, 2020 - Chore day + gray skies +/- rain + lack of sleep = iPhone shot. Using the Portrait mode allows for some bokeh which is a...
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259/366 | Florida Anise

September 15, 2020 - **NOTE** THIS IS NOT PART OF THE SPICE FAMILY. IT IS TOXIC AND SHOULD NOT BE INGESTED. This is a native shrub for Louis...
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257/366 | Happy Place

September 13, 2020 - Still needing practice with the 17-40mm wide angle lens, I got in the car contemplating on where to go. I ended up at Bu...
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252/366 | Blush

September 08, 2020 - This is my favorite bougainvillea. I have the purplish color going gangbusters against the iron fence by the driveway an...
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243/366 | Unfurling

August 30, 2020 - So much for returning to downtown Baton Rouge for more photos. The heat is way too intense. Since we eat out every Sunda...
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238/366 | Life Finds a Way

August 26, 2020 - Photo of 8/25. Dealing with some severe neck pain, so behind schedule. This is one of many sidewalk "potholes" I come a...
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231/366 | 'Purple Pearls'

August 19, 2020 - Photo of 8/18. I was too tired and headache-y to post yesterday. I spent most of the day outdoors at the arboretum and d...
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222/366 | Hint of Fall

August 10, 2020 - My neighbor's maple tree has been dropping colorful leaves the last week. Although we still have another two months of h...
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218/366 | Between a Rock and a Hard Place

August 05, 2020 - Day two, strike two, trying to find the Painted Bunting. The silhouette of the plant cast onto the rock caught my atten...
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215/366 | Parched

August 02, 2020 - Third round of blooms from my mango colored daisies. They may be root-bound in the pot, so I'll probably have to move th...
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211/366 | Fungus Among Us

August 02, 2020 - July 29 in Magnolia, MS. It was pretty boring and HOT. Tiny mushrooms popped up in many areas of the yard in the morning...
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200/366 | Deep Purple

July 18, 2020 - Every time I visit LSU Rural Life Museum, I check the sugar kettles for these gorgeous purple flowers. Hit the jackpot t...
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176/366 | Lilypad Collection

June 24, 2020 - I had a 30-minute window of no rain this morning, so I put on my waterproof hiking boots to trudge around Hilltop Arbore...
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174/366 | Coleus 'Alabama Sunset'

June 22, 2020 - Monday is my chore day. Add lots of rain + the BIG chore of reviewing a complicated tax return, and let's just say I was...
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149/366 | Deep Red Coreopsis

May 28, 2020 - Today I visited nearby Hilltop Arboretum to see how their new "Cajun Prairie Inspired Meadow" was coming along. This is...
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139/366 | Wild Berries

May 18, 2020 - It's good to be back in a routine. Today was laundry, errand running, food restocking, and catching up on miscellaneous...
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124/366 | Orange Drop Butterfly Iris

May 03, 2020 - A new addition to the backyard. Planted on Thursday and already blessed with two blooms on Sunday! Totally unexpected. T...
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121/366 | Agapanthus Anomaly

April 30, 2020 - Revisiting the Agapanthus blooms since I worked all day in the yard. Noticed this abnormality so decided to use it for m...
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118/366 | Fairy Iris

April 27, 2020 - These beautiful irises came to my attention last week during my daily walk. It was necessary to trespass a stranger's ya...
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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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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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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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41/366 | Dandelion Spore

February 10, 2020 - I almost didn't get a picture today because in my morning stupor I managed to pour hot coffee over the fingers of my rig...
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31/366 | Blueberry Blossoms

January 31, 2020 - You wouldn't know it was a gloomy day by looking at this picture. I checked the weather app every hour starting at 10AM...
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25/366 | Saucer Magnolia

January 25, 2020 - In Louisiana there is something blooming all year round. Late winter brightens with a cultivar of Japanese Magnolia call...
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3/366 | Macro Succulent

January 03, 2020 - If I were batting in a baseball game, this would be STRIKE 3 AND YOU'RE OUT! Another dreary day outdoors. Oh well, I've...
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