This is a photo from my friend’s garden near Cape Town, South Africa. It’s nearly the Spring Equinox there. I love this beautiful plant, which she tells me is called “crassula multicava” or “fairy crassula”. The website plantzafrica says this about them:
Crassulas are often small, curiously formed plants that are favourites for succulent collectors. Crassula multicava is one of those plants that can be used for almost all purposes and this is without a doubt why it has become such an important garden plant throughout South Africa as well as in other countries. There are not many shade-loving succulents that create as beautiful a display as C. multivava. The uniformity, compactness and neat, low-growing appearance of this plant is much enjoyed by the gardener and landscaper alike. The plants are also very long lived and respond well to pruning when overgrown.
Ground orchid, friend’s garden - near Cape Town, South Africa
This is one of my huge pet peeves!
From one INFP to another - I happen to be female, so my experience is slightly different - but not a lot…
The St Paul’s Cathedral, London. The families of the British who died in 9/11 were joined by 2,000 representatives from the fire, police and ambulance services, came together to remember all who died on this very sad day.
My thoughts are with those who lost family and friends in this very sad tragedy.
I hate this day (9/11) but my thoughts are with those in Britain who lost loved ones in my country’s (USA) horrible events on this day 13 years ago.
Pansy ( Thoughts, think of me). Kensitas flowers (circa 1932-1938).
Image and text courtesy NYPL Digital Gallery.
Scientists Chart Ebola Risk
A new map identifies areas where animals are likely to be infected with the Ebola virus as a first step towards understanding where future outbreaks of the disease may occur.
The map, based on a model created by a team led by Oxford Univ. scientists, predicts that in animal populations the Ebola virus is likely to be circulating across a vast swathe of forested Central and West Africa. This area covers seven countries which have already reported Ebola transmission from animals to humans, as well as 15 more countries which are likely to be at risk.
Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/09/scientists-chart-ebola-risk
Shades. photo by: Rabia Khan
So cute! and funny!
Jessica - The Allman Brothers Band
One of my favorite Allman Brothers songs of all time - and I’ve never been a great fan of theirs. It’s totally instrumental.