…these Hostas have also decided to succumb to Winter, which officially arrives at 11:11 AM (CST), just twenty-five minutes from now!
Happy Winter Solstice!
(Already, I can’t wait for Spring!)
…many different things catch my eye.
For instance, the other day I saw…
It’s definitely Spring here…what’s it like in your neighborhood?
…yielded so much beauty it will take two posts. I began at the Emil Bach House, designed in 1915 by Frank Lloyd Wright, and now owned by James N. Pritzker, founder of the Pritzker Military Museum here in Chicago. The annual tulip display is phenomenal, but they are coming to their end.
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Just next door, heading north, is another Wright-era house, also owned by Mr. Pritzker. There is a grand tulip display, but these lovelies also abide here:
Bleeding Hearts and Dew Copyright 2012 http://www.anotherthousandwords.wordpress.com
The morning fog left everything kind of dewy, including these Hosta in the parkway:
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As I crossed Rogers at Ashland Avenue, I noticed these purple iris getting ready to burst:
Purple Iris Buds Copyright 2012 http://www.anotherthousandwords.wordpress.com
Thinking I was finished shooting, I crossed Rogers Avenue…and something bright caught my eye. I almost could not believe…a poppy!…in full bloom…on the first of May!
First Poppy Copyright 2012 http://www.anotherthousandwords.wordpress.com
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