Noctiflorous – Flowering by Night

Moonflowers, their large, soft white petals open only in response to the soft touch of moon glow. In the glaring heat of day they are closed up tight, locked away against the indignity of the harsh Texas sun. There aren’t a lot of plants that flower at night – they’re a bit of an aberration.Continue reading “Noctiflorous – Flowering by Night”

Black Lives Matter

I’ll start with a quote I like from Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Your goodness must have some edge to it. Else it is none.” There are times to speak and times to stay still. I haven’t said much publicly, at least not here, about the Black Lives Matter movement and George Floyd in particular. Both becauseContinue reading “Black Lives Matter”