Posts tagged ‘flowers’


on green thumbs and furniture i can’t afford

I got in to UofT’s geography masters program. Yay me. Now I have to figure out what I am going to be studying. Sure I wrote a “research statement” for my application, but I wrote that in less than a week and had no idea what I wanted to do, I just wanted in. Now I am in and can figure out what I really want to study over the next year. It will have to do with urban ecosystems and urban forests and so on, but I have no details or specifics. I may try to regularly post about my progress as way of encouraging me to write about what I am learning. I am sure someone out there will find it mildly interesting.

Speaking of Urban Ecosystems, I have put some work in on my personal urban forest – the kind that grows in pots

Our mantle needed a little sprucing up so I separated my philodendron into four colourful pots (i think they are made out of bamboo – but they are from the dollar store, so who really knows). I am hoping they all explode – photosynthetically that is, I don’t want my apartment to explode because of volatile plant elements.

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the rocks are alive with the sound of flowers


or: how we don’t need no stinkin’ soil – Bruce Peninsula part six

another favourite from the trip

this photo didn’t really have a home with the rest so i threw it in with the flowers. who doesn’t love a sunset anyway?


the day the groundhog was no more

Shortly before I moved from Hamilton, I found this beautiful foot trail behind my building. Spring in the Dundas Valley will greatly be miss. I took frankie for a couple walks down this way and the day I took these pictures was the day frankie caught and killed a groundhog. I though him incapable of actually catching anything – he is such an ogre and so uncoordinated. He was rather pleased with himself, though I was not.