Category Archives: flowers

Sunday Was Mother’s Day

Sunday Was Mother’s Day Did you call your Mom? I’m ashamed to say I did not. I didn’t send a card or flowers or go visit. I’m a bad daughter! But I did think about Mother’s Day. What do you … Continue reading

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The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports!

The Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports The Kentucky Derby is the premier thoroughbred horse race in the United States. Known as the Most Exciting 2 Minutes in Sports or the Run for the Roses, it is the first leg … Continue reading

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Jefferson Memorial

Back on the bus we basked in the warmth. Tony, our driver, had the heater blasting. A welcome reprieve from the raw, wet cold outside. Around the Tidal Basin we went pulling up next to an easily recognizable monument; the … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Update

I’ve been following the NPS (National Park Service) predictions about the peak bloom especially closely since we had the Blizzard of 2017. Washington DC did not escape the snow and cold. The warm January and February had encouraged the cherry trees … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossoms Afterall

I gave in. The temptation was too much. The National Park Service changed the prediction for peak Cherry Blossoms. It’s been too cold so the new prediction is March 19 – March 22. I was all set to skip it … Continue reading

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Cherry Blossom Time

Ok now I’m really getting bummed out. I need to shake this cold! I was hoping to grab a quick trip to D.C. for the cherry blossoms. I’ve been watching the news feed to find out when the festivities will … Continue reading

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Brrrr Its Cold!

I’m not sure where all of you are from. I’m sure I’ve got some followers from  warm, sunny locations but here in New England winter has returned with a vengeance. Last week we had record high temps, beautiful spring weather. … Continue reading

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The 3 BD’s

It was tempting to just turn around and get back on the plane back to Hawaii when I landed in Providence Saturday night. It was dark and cold. Snow was piled everywhere. I had heard about the 14 – 18 … Continue reading

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3:30 am is sooo early!

Thursday morning it was time to rock and roll. Get out of bed, get moving. It was time to head to Marshfield MA where I would meet up with the Audubon Society for a tour of Maine’s Peatlands culminating in … Continue reading

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The Butterflies of Westford

Butterflies, harbingers of spring, gentle bits of gossamer floating on the breeze. Who does’t love those happy bits of color? Well it seems that not everyone likes butterflies. Our afternoon was visiting the Butterfly Place in Westford. It isn’t as … Continue reading

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