The Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. Another image of the same flower on the bush. I saw this flower that I think is a Camellia as we walked through the beautiful formal gardens of the Washington Oaks Gardens State Park in Palm Coast, Florida, and took a shot for Cee's Flower of the Day.
Spring is here! I took this picture at the disc golf course. The bright yellow caught my eye, and I felt such joy as the beginning of a new season. I don't know what they are called, but they are stunning! Beautiful yellow flowers Posted for Cee's Flower of the Day Challenge for March 22,... Continue Reading →
A Wall of Flowers in Quarteria, Portuagl, near the marina. Posted for the Flower of the Day Challenge by Cee's Photography. This picture was taken in May or June in Portugal. They hid the marina from view. Seeing them was such a delight.
I took this photo in El Campella, Spain. It was near some archaeological remains. What I liked was its determination to survive and even bloom in such dry and harsh conditions. It was, like so many of us, a survivor! Posted for Cee's Photography Flower of the Day Challenge, January 28, 2019.
In the Jardin Huerta del Cura in Elche, Spain, there were many shrubs, flowers, and plants from all over the world. The curators placed small plaques to educate on the name of flowers, plants, and shrubs, including where they originated. It was a United Nations of beauty, reminding me that the joy of flowers is... Continue Reading →
Not having a garden means that I am about out of flowers to post. But, I wanted to include these flowers from Alicante, Spain, near the marina. Their vibrancy enhanced walking beside the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. As usual, I don't know what they are called, but the red is just stunning! Posted for... Continue Reading →
For Cee's Photography Flower of the Day Challenge, I snapped this photo in Quarteria, Spain near the apartment we were renting. I was loving the riot of colors. I would like to know the name of the flowers, if anyone can help. There was a festive feeling to the flowers, and I felt like dancing.... Continue Reading →
Last night I went to Symphony Hall in Nashville for the first time since moving nearby. I love the symphony, but it is a chore to drive in Nashville, for it is growing like weeds, and the traffic is horrendous. Although we could lightly afford the $100 price tag for the seat I chose near... Continue Reading →
The picture of flowers posted today was taken at the Montarosa Olive Oil Farm in Moncarapacho, Spain. One of the few beautiful memories of my childhood was a feature like this in the garden of a wonderful and loving woman who made me feel valued as a child. Seeing it at the olive oil farm,... Continue Reading →
These lovely flowers greeted us as we visited the Novacortica Cork Factory near where we were staying in Quarteria, Portugal. I loved how the real flowers nearly matched the flowers painted on the vase. I wish I could have purchased the vase to bring home and light up my living room. Novacortica Factory, Portugal Posted... Continue Reading →