The Netherlands – High Kicks

 

“High Kicks”

I received this fabulous notecard from a Postcrossing pal!  Just love this card!

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Black Eyed Susans & Shasta Daisies

Black Eyed Susans & Shasta Daisies

Flowers in my garden – made into a notecard for my aunt and penpals.

Natural Rock Garden

 

Natural Rock Garden

High desert rocks and native plants – the Indian Paintbrush is in full bloom.

 

Monarch Butterfly

 

Monarch Butterfly

The Monarch Butterfly, (Danaus Plexippus) is sometimes called the “milkweed butterfly” because its larvae eat the plant.

 

Swallowtail and Blue Bells

 

Swallowtail and Blue Bells

Old World Swallowtail Butterflies are found throughout North America and Palearctic regions of Europe and Asia

 

Mt Hood and the Blooming Fruit Orchards of the Hood River Valley

Mt Hood and the Blooming Fruit Orchards

Card Caption:

Pear trees in the Upper Hood River Valley burst into full blossom each April, while deep winter snow blankets the north face of Mount Hood.  At 11,240 ft (3,426 m), Mount Hood is Oregon’s highest peak and most recently active volcano.  It last erupted a little over 200 years ago.

Darryl Lloyd, Long Shadow Photography

A card I purchased to send to my aunt!