#31 cactus on the stone fence

If I had a formula for bypassing trouble, I would not pass it round. Trouble creates a capacity to handle it. I don’t embrace trouble; that’s as bad as treating it as an enemy. But I do say meet it as a friend, for you’ll see a lot of it and had better be on…

#28 Kalachuchi

Kalachuchi (Plumiera rubra) has fragrant blooms often used in bottled scents. Also, the tree has medicinal/healing properties. Yet, most local folks would not plant it within their front/back yard. I guess despite the open-mindedness of people, superstitions still linger. Most rural people still believe that the presence of this tree near their homes would somewhat…

#26 seeds of miniature anthurium

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. Rachel Carlson

#25 cactus pollens

Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason. Hal Borland “The Certainty – April 5” Sundial of…

#23 weed flower

Nature is the art of God – LA NATURA E L’ARTE DI DIO Dante Alighieri

#22 Slug

Dila-dila, (the vernacular for tongue) that’s what we call this little crawler. We found it the other day lurking at the garden… and we decided to have some fun with it for minutes… we flipped it… …and saw how the brown thing curled up… …and resume crawling…