Gardening, Nature, photography

Have I Seen Snowdrops in February?

Last Sunday we took a brisk walk around the block after dinner. As we approached our place, I saw a touch of green and white. A snowdrop! In Madison, they bloom in March. The earliest date I have on my calendar for them is March 6, 2020! The photo above was taken February 19. However, […]

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bilingual, En español, Spanish Culture and Language

February 2023 Poem of Friendship

Welcome to the second poetry challenge of the new year! We’ll continue the tradition of February verse to celebrate friendship. The Day of Love and Friendship is celebrated in México, Colombia, República Dominicana and Panamá. Your February challenge is to write a tanka poem about a dear person or companion animal. Where do you go together? […]

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Nature, photography

Whatsoever is Lovely: Tropical Flowers

Temperatures outdoors were at freezing, so yesterday we escaped to the tropics for an hour at Olbrich Gardens. What will your New year’s poem be for Sunday? Olé! –Rebecca This post is part of Xingful Mama’s Whatsoever is Lovely and Cee’s Flower of the Day.

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