Right Steps & Poui Trees


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Unknown Yellow: Nature’s Colours

I had no idea what the difference between a mushroom and a toadstool is, so I did a little online search and found out that there isn’t a scientific difference. However, in common parlance a mushroom is what’s edible and a toadstool is what’s poisonous.

I see mushrooms in my garden from time to time, but I had never seen one like this before…

I did a little online search, but haven’t yet been able to identify this yellow mushroom toadstool, growing on a block of wood from the trunk of the shower of gold tree (Cassia fistula) that fell down when Hurricane Sandy hit Jamaica. That was on October 24, 2012, almost 8 years ago. The blossoms of that shower of gold tree were, as the name suggests, a very bright yellow! This little toadstool is a paler shade…


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In Tandem: Weekly Photo Challenge – A Good Match

“This week, share a photo of a satisfying pairing from your own life….You can mix and match places, people, objects, and activities that represent your idea of a harmonious, pleasing combination.”

I wanted only one puppy from the litter, but my daughter fell in love with the runt and we ended up taking her as well. img_6629These two are inseparable and a very good pair. When she went to the vet for a couple of days to be spayed, he was desolate. When she returned, he was ecstatic! img_6631They often do things in tandem.img_6633Definitely a good match!img_6632

Weekly Photo Challenge – A Good Match


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Garden Debris: Weekly Photo Challenge – Chaos

“This week, share your own take on chaos… [a] subject that celebrates a lack of (visual) control.”

Sharp edged intruders in the garden of things. Construction debris that got left behind. Small patches of chaos, left to nature, can slowly be covered over.

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