Friday, October 11, 2013

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Sunset Kisses

I love the way the sun starts "kissing" the clouds as it goes down as if to say 'sleep tight'
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Monday, July 1, 2013

Breath Taking Sunset

As I turned West to head home tonight, I was greeted with this sunset.  I had to pull over to take the picture!

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Echinacea purpurea 'Maxima' Along Hwy 20 in Oklahoma

Some how this took on the aspects of a painting.  It is my road side shot.  I had never seen Echinacea  wild before.  

Friday, June 28, 2013

Steam Laundry Building in Pawnee, Oklahoma 1911

Back portion of the Pawnee, Oklahoma Masonic Temple building.  This portion was finished 2 years before the rest of the building.  Wonder if the rent helped pay for the rest of  the building?  : -)

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Pawnee, Oklahoma Masonic Lodge 1915

The noting of the laying of the corner stone in 1901 There was a section finished earlier than 1915; we will it see tomorrow.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The Pawnee Chief Newspaper

Built in 1941, but the newspaper has been issued since 1894. Obits of my grandfather, and great grandmother were found here. 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Poteet Funeral Home Pawnee Oklahoma

Keepers of the Undertaker records back to the early 1900s. Most of the aunts and uncles were buried by Poteet.

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Saturday, June 22, 2013

Arkansas River View

This is the Arkansas River.  When I was growing up, we would fish on the banks.  Kind of grown up now. See the bridge.   :)

Monday, May 27, 2013

Poteet Funeral Home, Pawnee, Oklahoma

This funeral home handled the majority of my Dad's family members funerals. Well it appears while they had the 1925 records of my grandmother, they were not the Undertakers at that time. http://www.thomaspoteet.com/history.asp 

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Allamanda cathartica

Golden Trumpet
It is mainly used to treat malaria in Brazil.
Nice to know in the wetlands of Houston.
V

Friday, May 3, 2013

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Plant ID of the Week

The family was in a quandary.  They callled me.  What is this... Easy. It is a Purple Robe Locust

Friday, April 19, 2013

Pink Peace Rose

This rose is amazing. Every year it blooms gorgeous blooms and I neglect it something fierce.  

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cuban Anole Hiding in Texas

Took awhile to identify him.  Cuban Anole.
When he was trying to get back to the wetlands reserve behind us.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Clematis 'HENRYI'

Clematis 'Henryi' , found this in a corner of my daughter's garden. So pretty.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

A Secret Iris

My mother had randomly planted some bulbs in the yard, but this is the first time  I have seen this iris.  It is beautiful and reminds me of my youth in Oklahoma.
Purple Iris 

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Visit with Great Grandma

Over the holidays took the grands to see their great grandmother.
Courtesy of Assisted Living Center helper.