Gardening, Nature, photography

Olbrich Garden Orchid Show 2022

Tropical weather, flowers, plants and birds deficit, is what we feel in Wisconsin in February. Thank you Olbrich Orchid Extravaganza. This exotic flower show helps me hold on until spring in March or April. My good friend and I went last Friday, to walk, talk and flower gaze. We saw a rainbow of colors, little […]

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Gardening, Nature

Siberian Iris: Newest Sign of Spring

Yesterday, the earth looked so dry. Siberian iris buds were poised, waiting for today’s storm. I jumped the gun and watered around the plants quickly. Today, the flowers had bloomed and a light rain fell. Gracias dear readers of Fake Flamenco! ¡Olé! -Rebecca

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bilingual, En español, Spanish Culture and Language, writing

March Poetry Challenge 2021

En español: Reto poético de marzo 2021 Happy March! Last month, writers penned wonderful free verse poems about friendship. Click on the word amigos to see February’s poetry challenge post. This month our poetry challenge will be the Spanish form called a quintilla. (kin-tea-ya). Wait, what’s a quintilla? Quintillas 5 verses 8 syllables each The […]

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