We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
A lovely walk I am sure. At the same time we have just heard that Weyerhauser is shedding it's trucking division. The company that owns more than 200 large shopping malls including: Ala Moana in Honolulu, the big one in Boston, and and four of the largest in WA state has filed for bankruptcy. Guess that is one way to pay off these lovely homes. Screw the investors!
Thank you for the pics. They made me think of lovelier things than the government and the current mess we are in.
I guess some folks see beautiful spring foliage and think of warming soil, budding trees, baby birds and all that silly stuff.
Others, when shown spring blossoms, can only whine about their allergies.
That conservatory in the last picture is several million dollars' worth of 'plant love.' When the structure is that elaborate and huge, we call it a conservatory, not a greenhouse. Mine is a greenhouse, 10 feet wide by 40 feet long, a much more humble structure, but it does the job. If I lived up in the northern reaches of the country, I couldn't afford the heating and cooling of such a structure. Now you see why I put up with hurricanes and heat, for the joy of growing orchids.