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Tiny Flowers

Tiny Flowers

Petite pushkinia is popping up in the grass near my flower beds. Does it reseed itself there? Or do the chipmunks carry it and bury it? Or do the tiny bulblets drop, unnoticed, while i’m transplanting something else? We don’t know where some of our behaviors come from. Oh, sure, we can guess, but weRead more about Tiny Flowers[…]

Borrowed Beauty

Borrowed Beauty

At our Airbnb condo in Puerto Rico, the neighbor’s shrubbery hangs over our backyard fence. The neighbor, Pepe, is a landscape architect, and his tiny backyard is stuffed with beautiful plants. I particularly enjoy the Allamanda waving in the ocean breeze–perhaps bidding us farewell. One of the beauties of this gated community is the greenRead more about Borrowed Beauty[…]

Kapok Tree

Kapok Tree

While vacationing in Puerto Rico, we stopped at a 375-year-old kapok tree. Kapok is the cottony stuffing used in meditation cushions. The roots of the kapok trees are tall buttresses from which other sprouts develop into trees. This tree is well-rooted! These buttress roots give me an whole new image regarding the verse on theRead more about Kapok Tree[…]