Gardening, Nature, photography

Nature’s Dazzling Dozen of the Week

A new week debuts the next brightly clothed actors at our neighborhood venues. On my walk yesterday, a block away from home I came upon Zuzu’s Petals… On a Madison street parallel to us, lilacs bloom. Back home, it may not be a flower, but it is a welcome addition to the garden. Across the […]

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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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Gardening, Humor, photography, The Americas

4 New Flowers Along the Walk

Have I said how much I like “6 Word Saturday”? I’ve loved taking photographs since my parents gave me my first camera, a Brownie, when I was 9. My favorite memory is of taking photos of a sunset in Arizona. When we got the film back, however, there were my captures of the setting sun […]

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Gardening, Nature, The Americas

7 Spring Blooms, Rain or Shine

Is it possible to plan a garden where flowers bloom steadily each week for six months? Truthfully, I wouldn’t have thought so, until we moved to Madison. That is what the previous gardener of the place where we live achieved. Her knowledge of Wisconsin perennials amazes me each year as I see the progression of […]

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