Thank goodness for the Madison tropical flower pavilion at Olbrich Gardens that fools my senses into thinking it’s summer! Outrageously showy flowers like these make me smile. It’s another unusual plant brought to you by the Heliconiaceae Family Common names: Lobster Claw, Pico de Loro (Parrot Beak in Spanish!) This beauty is found in tropical […]Read more
Where in the Americas May Same-Sex Couples Marry?
In honor of Universal Human Rights Month, let’s check how same-sex couples’ are faring in the Americas. So far we have are 8 countries that are same-sex marriage pioneers in North and South America. The map is filled in on the top and lower half, with no legal marriage in Central America or the Caribbean. […]Read more