Travel theme: Flowers in the Rain

We didn’t have to travel far to accept the challenge posed on Ailsa’s blog, Where’s My Backpack.  In fact, it was a treat to combine our usual morning walk with this week’s rain theme and a reason to stop and look closely at flowers along the way.     From Southern magnolias in all their splendor . . […]

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Southern glimpses: Magnolia grandiflora

We’ve had a lot of rain lately.  Maybe that’s the explanation.  Or perhaps it’s the combination of hot, direct sun in the afternoons followed by bouts of heavy rain.  I really don’t know. But when I went out for a morning walk today, I had to turn back to grab my camera.  Magnolias in my […]

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Travel theme: Blossom

Sometimes, photographic opportunities are as close as our own backyard! For this week’s Travel theme: Blossom from Ailsa who writes Where’s My Backpack, we’re sharing some of the white blossoms we’ve enjoyed this spring — by traveling right here at home! Blooming behind the screened porch, early April: White Star White Magnolia From the tree […]

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