Gardening, Nature, photography

Who’s the Ant, Who the Flower?

I see the world through a social lens, especially right now. Does this photo represent symbiosis, mutualism or parasitism? Would the flower open on its own? Scientists say that despite common wisdom the bud does not need the insect to bloom. The ants use the nectar at the base of the bud for food. In […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography, writing

3 New Spring Poems

In three weeks we’ll say goodbye to spring. I’d like to savor the coolness before the heat moves in. Three new poems in the name of Spring: Afternoon The wind waves the leavesrustling boughs above the streetwrestling the giant.     Flowering Red tulips are gonepurple iris in their steadpeonies so soon…   That’s my […]

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Humor, photography

This Must Be What We’re Missing

Do you like your Communication in black and white? On the other hand, do you prefer your Communication in color? Or, on a third hand, you may prefer enhanced Communication. What is your favorite mode of communication? Gracias for reading Fake Flamenco, clicking Like and commenting! ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post inspired by Six Word Saturday […]

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Humor, photography

Which Team Has the Best Mascot?

Why the Madison soccer (football) team of course! For a joke snowdrift deep in irony, our professional soccer team Forward Madison has a pink flamingo as its mascot. “The world’s second favorite team” has inspired loyalty since their start date in May 2018 and a rosy throng of yard decorations has sprung up all over […]

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Nature, photography, The Americas

7 Flowers in the Neighborhood

On my walk this morning, I saw new buds have opened and many trees have begun flowering. Achoo! Good thing I was wearing a face mask. I’ll give you seven highlights from my stroll: Which flowers bloom in spring where you live? Gracias for reading Fake Flamenco and commenting! ¡Olé! –Rebecca #photography #gardening    

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