Swamp lantern is another appropriate name for this plant. They light up the otherwise dark-brown boggy areas on the side of the trail at Lynn Headwaters Regional Park.
Fluffy is visiting for a couple of weeks. Lovely weather for a walk this morning. This afternoon, the clouds moved in and the chilly rain ended Vancouver’s sunny streak.
Millions of delicate, four-petaled flowers fill the bright yellow bushes of March.
The secret life of sakura. Somewhere in East Vancouver, electric lights illuminate a cherry blossom lined street.
Every day brings a new flower.
Snowdrops (Galanthus – from Greek: gála “milk”, ánthos “flower” (Wikipedia)) in Cottonwood Community Garden.
Katherine Hodgkin dwarf iris in Cottonwood Community Garden. Sometimes it rains all day in Vancouver. And sometimes it rains all day for 3 days. Today was the third of consecutive rainy days. I scowled as I looked out the kitchen window. Ug, no point in waiting one more day to “smell the roses”. Out into […]
Witch hazel (in twilight with flash). Warm late afternoon in January, after two days of heavy rain.
Vancouver, BC. There are many flowers near the equator and in the southern hemisphere at this time of year. In Canada though, they are quite rare. Especially ones this large (about 2 inches in diameter).
A few summers ago, at my parents’ lake house in Quebec. I was feeling a need for bright colors this afternoon… and family nostalgia.
A couple of weeks ago, I spent an afternoon making cookies and preparing dinner in a friend’s kitchen, just south of Spanish Banks. At 6:30, I started up Blanca to catch the bus on 4th, but ended up taking a whimsical left turn onto Belmont. The golden evening sun called for some aimless wandering on unknown […]