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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Update on Yellow Rose in December


December 22, 2015


Bud not a goner yet.

And elsewhere nearby --





Thursday, December 17, 2015

Yellow Rose of Michigan


Roses are not rare in Michigan, but the date of this image is December 17, and the graceful, generous bloom not in a greenhouse but out on a Leelanau County hill, overlooking chilly Lake Michigan.

Thursday, December 10, 2015

No Snow Yet in the Orchards


After bright fall leaves depart,
the orchards' color comes from the bark,
deep red in the case of cherry trees.


Background yellow comes
from willows along the creek.