Monthly Archives: May 2011

Mountain Laurel II

The mountain laurel buds have begun to open, and as I promised I’m posting some images of the full flowers to show the detail of the blossoms seen up close.  This red and white variety is one of several growing … Continue reading

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Mountain Laurel

One of my all-time favorite mountain wildflowers is the mountain laurel.  This flower is complex, both in physical form and in coloration, and the changes which occur from bud break to full flower are fairly amazing to the interested observer.  … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Coachman April 2, 1921 — May 6, 2011

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Bleeding Heart

It’s been a while since my last post but there are reasons which I can report to justify my absence.  I’m sorry to say that Mom is not doing well and the family has been rallying around her to provide … Continue reading

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