Sunday, December 30, 2012
Whew! Me writing all these posts!
Got some papers out yesterday and was considering what kind of page to put together. Two pieces of emerald cardstock but my favorites and manufacturers production have been more yellow greens and teals in cardstock and patterned papers. Still, I have found a couple to use. Maybe I'll do a page with this photo.
Today was much of a family day with Chris, Laurel and Joe joining us for brunch at Denny's and then we had a bit of Christmas with a visit and exchanging gifts at our house.
So, just a brief post today.
Did you know that Sacramento is known as The Camellia City? Right now as I'm typing I can look out the sliding glass door to my right and see one of our plants in bloom.One of the compensations for our cold weather. Yes, I know, what we call cold would be heaven in a lot of places. I do know because I used to live in Selkirk, Manitoba and that has to be one of the harshest winters. Just look at a map - all water as you look north. Not even a tree to break that wind blowing down off the North Pole. Brrrr!!!
Stiil, I feel the cold even here.
The loveliness of camellias at least warms the heart. Regrettably, Sacramento gave up its Camellia Festival many years ago, it was just too expensive to host. Kinda like the situation with our Kings basketball team, LOL!
Still, we grow simply gorgeous camellia flowers here which bloom from October into April. Most of the ones in our garden bloom late December through February.
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Posted by Karen Poirier-Brode at 3:58 PM