Monet’s Bridge

Monet’s Bridge

France. One of the most famous bridges ever painted.¬† The Japanese bridge (I haven’t been able to figure out why it is considered Japanese) is in Monet’s gardens in Giverny, 80 kilometers west of Paris. A sight to behold. Claude Monet, one of the key...
Extinct or Not?

Extinct or Not?

Boston, MA. A stuffed Tasmanian Tiger seen at The Harvard Museum is something to behold. With stripes on its back and the features of a large dog or wolf, it was the world’s largest carnivorous marsupial (distinguished by the young being carried in a pouch).And...
Enchanting Invertebrates

Enchanting Invertebrates

Boston, MA. I just can’t get enough of the glass models created by the Blaschka’s back in the late 1800’s. In addition to the thousands of flower and plant models they made, there is a whole series of jellyfish, octopuses and other invertebrates made...
An Orange Miracle

An Orange Miracle

Palm Beach, FL. It is always interesting when you move a plant. This  plant was a little green shoot until I moved it one foot into the sun about a month ago and then it exploded into this beautiful flower. Oh, and I have had the plant for 8 years and this is the...