#19 minute weed-flowers

I learn more about God From weeds than from roses; Resilience springing Through the smallest chink of hope In the absolute of concrete…. ~Phillip Pulfrey, “Weeds,” Perspectives, http://www.originals.net Advertisements

#18 light pink Holly flower

This dwarf Holly plant bears light pink flowers… too bad that only few people gets to admire its beauty because it’s planted in the family plot at the local cemetery…

#17 very light pink rose

A rose is the visible result of an infinitude of complicated goings on in the bosom of the earth and in the air above, and similarly a work of art is the product of strange activities in the human mind. – Clive Bell

Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

Meet the fruits of the Narra tree (Pterocarpus indicus)… (The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species put the Narra species in the Vulnerable conservation status.) Kenji holding Narra seeds …my 2nd grader nephew named Kenji brought these home from school… …and he demonstrates how to launch the pods… …and concludes that the flat 4–6 cm diameter…