Down the Backstretch

Welcome back race fans! Here we are witnessing the Memorial Marathon, the first leg of the Triple Crown – the Greatest Spectacle in Flower Racing! On the morning of the third day of the Marathon the weather breaks fair and the flowers come charging out of turn two, heading down the backstretch. Gloriosa Daisy is showing signs of fatique. Daylilly blooms a magnificent morning bloom, … Continue reading Down the Backstretch

The Triple Crown – In the Gates

The songs have been sung, the bugle has called and the betting windows are open. At this very moment the flowers are parading around the paddock and headed for the gate. Welcome, Ladies and Gentlemen, to this – the first leg of the storied Triple Crown of Flower Racing. We are ready for the Memorial Marathon. Running for several days in the heat of late … Continue reading The Triple Crown – In the Gates

The Whole Story

Me? I’ve never been much of a “one-picture-says-it-all” kind of guy.  Not me.  Some folks are good at that.  But I’m neither concise nor precise.  I prefer to employ a bunch of pictures to tell a story, along with a bit of verse.  Or some fanciful tale. But this picture……  even I can see the whole story in it. Enjoy! I hope you have a … Continue reading The Whole Story