Rafinesquia neomexicana: commonly known as desert chicory…

Also known as plumeseed, or New Mexico plumeseed, considered in the sunflower or daisy family.  I have no fun facts on this flower.  However, I think it’s beauty makes a grand statement! 💮💮💮💮💮💮💮 “To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an…

Color my Monday Macro!

Today I was blessed with a day off for the holiday, and I celebrated President’s Day by visiting our local botanical gardens.  I hadn’t visited in many years, and my husband had never been there.  I have been wanting to go the past many weeks, as I know they currently have the butterfly and orchid…

Saturday Thoughts 🌻

“Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. There was a song in every heart; and if the heart was young, the music issued at the lips. There was cheer in every face and a spring in every step. The locust-trees were in bloom, and the…

Hoverfly: I am not a bee

I am also called a Flower Fly and I am a great pollinator. Although I do look like a bee, I am small, and I have only two wings, not four. I do not sting, but you don’t know that, so that helps protects me from those of you who may want to harass me….

Believe in Pink 🌸

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles. Audrey Hepburn…