Category Archive: copious flower pics

Not-quite-hanami at the National Rhododendron Gardens

When I lived in Japan, a highlight of every year was hanami, or cherry blossom viewing. Strolling through parks or picnicking with friends under zillions of pretty pink petals is something like a… Continue reading

Totally hot freelancer

What would you do if it was a weekend and it was a beautiful, sunny, cloudless day of 40 degrees? (that’s Celsius, for anyone who is more familiar with Fahrenheit). Beach sound good?… Continue reading

Going Dutch

Did you know that tulips were once so highly prized that ONE bulb was exchanged for an entire brewery? Or that tulips are not Dutch at all, but more likely to have come… Continue reading