Today’s photos are of the pink flowers of the amaryllis plant which bloomed on our balcony some years ago. This is the first flower that began opening. Fully opened and beautiful! Flower #1 and flower #2. A long shot of our amaryllis plants. View from above the blooms and flower buds. View from beneath.
We’ve always wanted a lemon tree (Citrus limon Burm. f.) around our home; we’ve had grapefruits, limes, and oranges, but no tangerines or lemons. Lemons are good for us and they are a good source of potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. Luckily for us a few baby lemon trees began growing in our flower… Read More Four Feet Tall Lemon Sapling
Today’s photos are of the pale pink flowers of the Leaf of Life Plant growing around our home. Earlier this year, we sighted one our plants in bloom among the rocks around the back of our home and took a couple photos. The Leaf of Life plant (Bryophyllum calycinum) is also called miracle leaf, air… Read More Pale Pink Cathedral Bells
Today’s photos focus on the inner portions of the beautiful Phalaenopsis orchid flower which we received as a gift. The innermost parts of the Phalaenopsis orchid flower have various names – such as column, lip, and throat. The meanings for the labels on the photo of the orchid flower above, are as follows: Column .… Read More Looking Down The Throat Of The Phalaenopsis Orchid
One thing that has been bothering our minds of late, is our inability to go out walking. There are various reasons why we don’t do our usual trek around our neighbourhood, and each week that passes by, we are constantly reminded that we’ve neglected this form of exercise; that is, until we found this video… Read More I Walked A Mile In Our Living Room And I Feel Better Already
Positioned quietly on our hillside was a silver-grey and white male cat; he was watching our movements inside the house and appeared quite intrigued. I had to take a picture of him. I’ve seen this cat in all our neighbours’ yards; and it would be really hard to believe that he has an owner. Anyway,… Read More But You See Me Dying Trial
It’s the last day of February, and I must say that the first two months of 2017 have flown by just like that. I had promised myself to visit our hillside, and this morning I did just that. The sunshine was nice and warm and our Moringa oleifera trees were putting out their white blossoms.… Read More The Last Morning In February