Tag Archives: Movies

TODAY’S PORTRAIT: Flowers of War and Peace

Who would have thought that this dreamy camellia would rouse thoughts of war and peace for me? Her photo is only one among the many I snapped at the Spring Bulb Show at Mount Holyoke, and — I would have … Continue reading

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TODAY’S PORTRAIT: HIBISCUS, BABY!

And now for something COMPLETELY different — La Hibiscus! Talk about in-your-face!  No shrinking violet she. Her philosophy is, If you’ve got it, flaunt it! A hot-blooded lady from the tropics, our hibiscus is right out there. In her gorgeous color, … Continue reading

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A Little Game of Tag — Wanna Play?

Fellow blogger Jen of Random Acts of Writing [ + Art]  challenged me in a recent post to a little game of Tag. Nowadays the idea of playing tag leaves me languid in an armchair, but when I was a … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Sit There — Watch Something!

Some people are easy-going about lots of things in life, for instance, where to sit in a movie theater. Others are pernickety; alas,I am a queen of the pernickety. I thought of this today as we went to the movies … Continue reading

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