Thursday, January 11, 2018


The purple color of this is a geranium makes it for me and the crown around the middle. We had a freeze last night, but the sun is shining in a bright blue sky today! Enjoy the day.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


A Spring flower again - a pansy. Weather is in the 50s here while the East Coast gets hammered with snow and cold. Crazy times in the weather department. Belated Happy New Year greetings.

Friday, December 29, 2017

Grape Hyacinths

Grape Hyacinths remind me of Spring! Now that we are in the dead of winter I would like to be reminded that there is hope for warmer weather, and plants coming to life again after the cold. Guess I should dig out the seed catalogues. Almost the New Year!

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Capitol Show

The Aurora Artists Guild is showing their art work at the State Capitol Dec 2017 to March 2018 - I have three pieces in the show.

lotus center

Another summer flower - the center of a lotus.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Merry Christmas!

Well the tree is up - some ornaments and cookies made - now it's time for the Christmas Letters! Celebrate the Season and Enjoy!

Thursday, December 7, 2017

dance of the stamen

The last three mandala have stamen-that's because they are at the heart of all flowers, also at the heart of the seed making goal of the flower - to provide for the next generation. Waxing philosophical here.