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Pink Saturday Orchids at the Botanic Gardens

Every now and then we like to play tourist and visit our nation’s capitol which is close to our home in Virginia I showed you a little of our visit to the Botanic Gardens last week The conservatory is kept … Continue reading

Pink Saturday at the U.S. Botanic Gardens

a Powder Puff Tree Calliandra emarginata was showing off recently *all photos are clickable for a closer view* at the United States Botanic Gardens Conservatory, one of the oldest botanic gardens in North America, dating back to 1820 within view … Continue reading

Meadowlark Gardens and the Traveling Tea Cup…

we are in the midst of Autumn splendor days here in Virginia… with really pleasant temperatures…  brilliant blue skies and sparkling sunshine… the perfect time to visit a nearby garden … we saw lots of people with cameras in hand making … Continue reading

treats for t…

today I am sharing a box of wonderful hand crafted treats that arrived in my mailbox all the way from Germany… I was one of the lucky winners of a giveaway that the lovely and talented Valerie of Bastelmania had … Continue reading

Rinda’s 2014 Summer Photography Scavenger Hunt: Final Part 3

many thanks to Rinda for another great scavenger hunt this year… to see my items 1 – 14 you can visit here and here and below you will find the remainder of my photo finds: 15. A juggler … a juggler … Continue reading

2012 Photo Scavenger Hunt

Mr Magpie (best friend, husband, father, collaborator, photographer, driver… the list goes on and on ;)) and I made a day of it in nearby Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia last Sunday… Rinda of Gallo Organica is having her Second … Continue reading

“If you rest…you rust”

lots to show and tell here…you may want to grab a cup of something ;)… Elizabeth received my rust pages in our Six Players swap so I can now show them to you here … they measure approx 8 x … Continue reading

a bright new year… show me happy days

ready or not…here we are…twenty ten is history and 2011 is full of promise…possibility and mystery… *with thanks to Lennie for that wonderful weathered clockface* … my word for last year was PLAY this year I have chosen … AUTHENTIC … Continue reading

Pink Saturday: Plant a Tree

These photos were taken at the Florida Botanical Gardens in  Largo, Florida *photos may be clicked for a closer look* for more information on this reclamation project, click here Yesterday was Arbor Day, but any/every day is a good day … Continue reading

playing tourist for half a day

Meeting friends in Old Towne (Alexandria) for dinner gave us the opportunity over the weekend to see a few holiday sights in nearby Washington, DC a chilly but sunny day decorations a plenty outside and in Evening came and the  … Continue reading

Peace on Earth…Good Will To All

Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy…..forgiveness To an opponent…..tolerance To a friend…..your heart To a customer…..service To all…..charity To every child…..a good example To yourself…..respect “Christmas will always be as long as we stand heart to heart and hand in … Continue reading

A Midnight Clear

My husband and I visited the US Botanic Garden in Wash DC this past weekend. It’s all decked out for the holidays. There is an intricate train setup out front with trestles and tunnels, all made of plant materials. It’s … Continue reading