Life in the Land of the Rising Sun

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Let's Talk About Flowers

*WHEW*
Have my recent posts been negative or what? Well, let me take a break by showing some more pleasant views of Ye Olde Academy:

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Roses are red...

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Hydrangeas are blue...

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I just hope these monster lilies
Don't eat you!

Have a good day, everyone!

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16 Comments:

  • You say that now, but wait until they put you in charge of the General Gardening Steering Committee.

    By Blogger Don Snabulus, at 12:17 AM  

  • Very few of us would remember the signicance of "Talking About Flowers."

    I agree with Snabulus, you should avoid showing too much interest in things where you might get your hands dirty. And let me remind you what a fiasco it was when you decided to work on your own garden.

    By Blogger Pa've, at 8:09 AM  

  • significance, I mean

    By Blogger Pa've, at 8:10 AM  

  • I had nothing whatever to do with the planting of those flowers. I just enjoy looking at them.

    By Blogger The Moody Minstrel, at 1:42 PM  

  • Missus just bought a pot of those 'monster lilies'... am looking forward to wrestling with them lilies...

    By Blogger Lrong, at 6:08 PM  

  • I always thought lily plants are not as tall. Monster, alright. Nice. Are the roses red? They look orange to me. But then again, I'm 50% weird. lol

    By Blogger Happysurfer, at 7:12 PM  

  • We don't get those monster lillies 'roundabout here but with yer permission I'll begin importing 'em immediately;)

    By Blogger Eitan Ha'ahzari, at 7:13 PM  

  • Lovely. Momo's gladiola blossomed yesterday, very pretty. To think I almost pulled it up while weeding...

    In addition to the flowers, I think that campus is very nicely landscaped.

    By Blogger Pandabonium, at 9:53 PM  

  • Lrong, Happy, Eitan
    I've never seen them grow quite so tall before! Lilies get planted in the campus flowerbeds from time to time, but these are amazing!

    Oh, and Happy, you're right. Those roses were pink some days ago, but recently they've been shifting toward orange.

    The hydrangea doesn't look nearly as blue in the pic as it does in real life.

    Panda-B
    I'm glad you didn't dig it up. I've already done that a few times...owing to the in-laws' penchant for "random gardening".

    By Blogger The Moody Minstrel, at 11:26 PM  

  • nice change of pace

    By Blogger Swinebread, at 1:04 AM  

  • lol Moody, Nature at its best
    and simply because Nature can.
    Seems Nature has its good and bad days, and even its Moody Days too!

    By Blogger QUASAR9, at 5:22 PM  

  • quasar: nice play on words. I enjoyed that one;)

    By Blogger Eitan Ha'ahzari, at 12:44 AM  

  • My mom always goes to her garden when she is feeling down, sad or unhappy... she said that looking at flowers helps her to feel better, as for me, I've my own way which makes me 'huge,' you know what I mean :P

    What a tall monster lilies... and it has a sign of the name there.. nice.... :)

    By Blogger Selba, at 10:17 AM  

  • Swinebread
    It was needed.

    QUASAR9
    Welcome, and well said!

    Selba
    Just be careful that you don't get too "huge" or you may not be able to get back to normal again!

    That sign actually says, "Health and Fitness Committee - Planting Team".

    By Blogger The Moody Minstrel, at 12:03 PM  

  • STOP IT, FLOWER THIEF!!!,

    By Anonymous Spirit, at 3:43 PM  

  • gorgeous flowers... i especially like the hydrangneas. do you put anything in the soil to get them blue? i used to grow them, but had to add different elements to change the color, w/ most of them being pink. i think you have to add zinc to get the blue color... but i forget.

    anyway... great flowers.

    By Blogger Um Naief, at 1:57 AM  

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