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No-Name Buds and More

Holly Golightly had a no-name cat and similarly I have a no-name crepe myrtle. Two, actually. The almost decrepit yet interesting nursery …

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Update

Life is progressing, as is the way of things I guess. Miz Liz is back on the road, $1100. later. Many things …

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Rainy Season

Thank God it’s finally upon us; I thought my withered grass couldn’t come back from such a winter.

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Liked

I liked this quote today: “To limit your desires and your hopes is to misunderstand God’s infinite goodness!” –St. Therese of Lisieux …

ccactus22815

Funny Story

A couple, actually. First, my Christmas Cactus’ internal clock is completely messed up; it started budding about a week ago: This was …

navpalm

Going Over

One of our impossibly tall palms has endured an injury to its trunk and the top portion has tipped over… soon to …

firesbanked-1

Down in Flames

Like my diet, Day 11. A combination of intestinal distress, allergies and ridiculous cravings finally did me in… and if I ever …

bbathdrty

Our Fragile Ecosystem

When I complained about an overabundance of millipedes, both inside and outside the house, our exterminator told me that the invasive Northern …

graviola1

Graviola

The soursop tree is burdened -really good word for it- with these huge fruit. Already four have fallen and been consumed by …

popeye1

Fischer’s Lovebird

Someone’s pet escaped and is living in a moss-laden oak tree across the street. After an exhaustive search googling we identified him …

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Green House

I know it’s south Florida, but come on!! Eye wash: Green has always been my favorite color. But if I have to …