Tag Archives: Plants

Gift #475: The secret life of a pumpkin

While in Glendale I conducted some underground surveillance on the daily activities of pumpkins.  I think what I’ve uncovered could be the makings of a PBS documentary.  Behind that passive orange facade lurks a passionate heart hiding its secrets deep … Continue reading

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Gift #473: Porch-side pumpkins

Happy Pumpkin Day to everyone!!  What’s that you say??  It’s not pumpkin day today?  Not on the calendar?  Well my dears, I’ve good news for you because every day is Pumpkin Day during October… and for most of November too.  … Continue reading

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Gift #379: mountain lessons

I’m lonesome for Colorado today and am looking back at my pictures from a month ago.  These were taken at Mt. Falcon Park, one of my favorite places to be.  The mountains are a great source of comfort to me.  … Continue reading

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Gift #364: Peonies

Peonies are incredibly beautiful gifts.  I first remember seeing them when we moved to Denver; our home had two bushes out front – a pale pink and a dark pink variety.  I loved their frilly blooms and delicate scent and I prefer … Continue reading

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Gift #347: White Tree Blooms

I took these pictures a while back with the trees were blooming.  The white blossoms on this tree were amazingly beautiful.   I’m so blessed to live in an area where I can experience the joy of changing seasons.  And … Continue reading

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Gift #316: Tulip Trees

I can’t promise that this will be the only post about tulip trees (in fact, I can pretty much guarantee it won’t be) but I’m so excited to have found a couple of trees that I can photograph.  Most of … Continue reading

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Gift #264: Sycamores and evergreens

I love sycamore trees for their stark white branches.  They are a beautiful contest, especially in winter against the grey skies.  When the limbs are bare of leaves, they are very striking.  And I’m so thankful for evergreen trees.  They … Continue reading

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Gift #93: Sunflowers

Today was a rather gloomy day, as the clouds were reluctant to leave after the big storms of yesterday.  I needed to think of happy, sunshiny things, and the first thing that came to mind were sunflowers, of course.  I … Continue reading

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