Posts Tagged ‘orchids’

Orchid

Posted: January 3, 2017 in flowers, Quotes
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It’s been a bit dreary here in northeastern Illinois and it might be that way where you are as well.  A bit of flowery beauty doesn’t come amiss at this time of year in the northern hemisphere and I hope my friends in the southern one will enjoy it as well.

“An orchid in a deep forest sends out its fragrance even if no one is around to appreciate it.”
~Confucius

“Scatter as a prayer
escaping my lips…

as orchids
blooming in clouds.”
~Sanober Khan, A Thousand Flamingos

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“When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid’s perfume.”
~Sara Jeannette Duncan

My love…a flowery haiku

Posted: July 14, 2015 in Poetry
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After a few days of relaxing while my daughter worked, we decided to visit Huntington Botanical Gardens in south Pasadena. Purchased in 1903 by railroad magnate H.E. Huntington, this former citrus ranch is now filled with spectacular gardens. In the small part we explored in our few hours, one of my favorite areas was the humid conservatory.  Here are a few of the photos I took there while trying to protect my camera from the periodic mistings.

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