Is This a Thanksgiving or a Christmas Cactus?

Bright Pink Thanksgiving Cactus flower
Christmas Cactus, or Thanksgiving Cactus? I’m still not sure, but I’m leaning more towards Christmas, because of the more rounded shape and thickness of the leaves. When I originally bought it many years ago, I probably chose it for the beautiful flowers, and didn’t pay much attention to whether it was a Christmas or Thanksgiving variety.  Continue reading

Sightseeing in Birmingham, Santa Monica, and Austin

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I’ve been doing a lot of sightseeing lately.  I took this photo at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens when I traveled there early last week.
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I took the second photo in Santa Monica, California on a photography field trip later that same week.
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I’m in Austin Texas this week visiting our son and daughter-in-law. These beautiful sun flowers were waiting for me when I arrived. This has certainly been a time of travel for me and I’m loving it.