Flowers For George Washington

First in War, First in Peace, First in the Garden

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How’s Your Summer Recess Going?

This week’s bouquet of fresh cut flowers are red and white Sweet William or Dianthus barbatus, which have long attracted birds, bees and butterflies and more recently the bride of a young english prince. The tight cluster of red petals incites in me an urgency to attend to matters of state that I wish transferred to our country’s current caretakers who seem oblivious to the late hour of the day – regardless if they are on recess or not.

August 20, 2011 Westchester Bristol Farms

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Dignity before Foursquare

The White Chrysanthemums and Blue Gerbera Daisies paint a pastoral vision of elegance and simplicity. I occasionally like to take in a little fresh air as it clears the mind and allows one some time to reflect on past and future actions. Such as, can one be a “man of the people” and remain Presidential. This latest act of social relevance concerns me.

August 13, 2011 Playa Vista Farmers Market

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