Francine In Retirement
Seeing Life Through Photography



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“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.”

   Thomas Merton 

The above photos were taken while visiting The Botanical Gardens in Washington D.C. and Central Park in New York City.

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21 Responses to “TRAVEL THEME: GREEN”

  1. I like your choice of quote with the cool pictures of green, Francine.
    I wouldn’t want to be wearing’ the green of the cacti, though.

  2. Nature at its best. Love the pond. So peaceful. Have a great weekend.

  3. Beautiful shades and textures of greens! I’ve been to the Washington Botanical Gardens many times. 🙂

  4. Happy St. Patricks day Francine!

  5. How fitting for the day. Have a happy St. Pat’s, Francine.

  6. nice range of green things 🙂

  7. What is the inspiration behind focussing so much on defensive plants and cactii? I remain curious.


  8. Marvelous selection of greens Fancine!

  9. Poked and prickled my mind!

  10. cacti are the most intriguing geometric plants, and the others are lovely too …. what it this moment planting in me? appreciation for friends and nature i think 😀

  11. Lovely green pics, Francine. Love the ones of Central Park.

  12. Cute, furry cacti!

  13. I have a cactus like the first photo. Very nice collection of GREEN items.

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