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Sunken Garden

Robert Buchart, pioneer in the growing cement industry, opened a limestone quarry in 1904.  As the limestone deposits depleted, Robert’s wife, Jennie, hauled in tons of topsoil from their nearby farm to plant flowers.  She was determined to turn the … Continue reading

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September First

September First is a very important and celebrated day in Estonia — the first day of school. Flower shops lining the old cobblestone streets of Tallinn are very busy.  Every child, from preschool age through high school, was carrying a … Continue reading

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Pacific Lupine

In the southwest corner of Yosemite NP there is a small town named Wanona, CA.  I was doing a bit of exploring, which is a nice way of saying, “I was snooping around”. In the back of this broken down abandoned … Continue reading

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Two Ladies and a Rose

I like flowers.  I like all plants, especially those you can eat, and not-so-much those that make you itch or sneeze.  Like this yellow rose, e.g; beautiful, gorgeous, a sight to behold. But there is a limit to how long … Continue reading

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What Is It?

Anybody know what this flower is is called?  I took this picture about two years ago in the flower garden of a local Midwest newspaper columnist.  The plant is bush-like, standing approx. 3 ft. high, and apparently does well in … Continue reading

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Valentine Grunge

I found this bit of artistic expression on a residential street in Dingle, Ireland — a small coastal town near Dingle Bay.  It was raining, of course, so the only color that was reaching my lens was gray … until … Continue reading

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Flower Show

This is a photographer’s blog, so I guess there should be more photos than I’ve been putting up lately.  Last weekend I went to the annual flower show at St. Cecilia’s Cathedral. Whether you like flowers or not, the cathedral … Continue reading

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