I kinda wish I’d had this photo available to post up for Valentine’s Day…

I love the delicate, spotted bell-shaped flowers of foxglove.  In Wales they are said to be a favorite hide out for fairies, a magical concept that sounds perfect to me! This foxglove photo was taken in the San Francisco Botanical Garden. On Today’s Date in the Past: Old Barn West of Billings One Thing, Three […]

There are apparently more than 25,000 documented species of orchids.  These pink orchids seem to be one of the more common types of orchids… …but this dracula orchid was a new one for me. In other news, apparently the vanilla plant is a type of orchid. On Today’s Date in the Past: Old Barn West […]

Since I’m the second owner of my house and didn’t select the original landscaping, I’m not sure what kind of tree is in my front yard, just east of the entry.  What I can tell you is that it has the most amazing pink flowers that bring me a ton of compliments each spring. On […]

The orchids inside the Blue Morpho exhibit at the Powell Gardens were amazing!  Here are three different shots. What do you think?  Do you have a favorite below? Orchid Photo #1. Orchid Photo #2. | Orchid Photo #3. On Today’s Date in the Past: Spring in San Francisco Skinny Rule #19:  Sleep Right