#72 Niyog-niyogan

Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow — this is what we usually call this medicinal shrub. Most rural folks use the fruits to deworm intestinal parasite,s and the leaves for skin ulcers and boils.  Some people plant this because of its vibrant and fragrant flowers, and refer to it with a pretty name — Chinese Honey Suckle….

#71 peach roses

God gave you a gift of 86,400 seconds today. Have you used one to say “thank you?” ~William A. Ward

#68 Dwarf Santan flowers

These flowers brings so many childhood memories. I used to pick the prettiest clusters for an Ixora Jam, a preserve project of 5th grade Home Economics class.

#67 purple Torenia

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.” –Alice Walker

#66 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

#62 Red Maya

Mr. Chestnut Munia is currently building his vacation nest on our red palm tree. I guess he is too busy looking for materials to pose for me. Related post: The Maya Bird Before 1995  

#61 Saluyot

My favorite organic source of collagen: Saluyot plant (Corchorus capsularis Linn.)