3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · fiction · flora · orchids · Word of the Day Challenge

Under the orchid’s spell

Orchidaceae -- Chloraea disoides Lindl Fandango's FOWC is lethargic, the Word of the Day Challenge is envision, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are:  cousin, folder, iguana As lethargic as Daria was feeling this morning, she did not envision having a very fun time at botanical gardens with her cousin today. Romo, a photographer, had… Continue reading Under the orchid’s spell

art · flora · Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park · orchids · sculpture

This, That, and the Other

The training on Human Trafficking that I went to yesterday was wonderfully held at Meijer Gardens During the lunch break and after the training ended, there was time to snap a few pictures. wild oats   clown, balancing circus dog.  The dog looks a lot like my now-passed-away Chaun. frog under sycamore Wardian Case, Meijer… Continue reading This, That, and the Other

flora · orchids


A couple of weeks ago, when we went to Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park , I saw an orchid wrapped in what looked like birch bark hanging from something and in beautiful bloom (why didn’t I take a picture of it?).  I had known before that tropical orchids naturally live on trees so seeing it… Continue reading Orchids