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  • Bottle Brush Flowers

    These are some of my favorite plants in Tallahassee. They are called Bottle Brush trees because their flowers resemble brushes. Personally I think they look like tiny pink fireworks. The trees themselves look much like those you find on the African Plains, and their leaves resemble palm fronds. I actually...
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 06-03-2008
  • Office Canopy

    Most of Tallahassee is overshadowed by trees. It's a very green city with flourishing nature everywhere. Someone once commented that Tallahassee is one of the few cities where they will build a road around one of our ancient and majestic oak trees.
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 06-03-2008
  • Blossoms in the Canopy

    The canopy directly above the fish pond is also bursting out in bloom. Tallahassee is home to a very unique ecosystem. We have a very mild sub-tropical climate that can support many forms of life that can't live in either extreme of heat or cold.
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 06-03-2008
  • Five Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

    In honor of Earth Day, here are five every-day suggestions for earth-friendlier living, plus one plug for the green forums at Blogiversity. Don’t dispose of non-biodegradable chemicals down the storm drain. In most municipalities, water that enters storm drains is not treated before being discharged...
    Posted to Weblog by Romo on 04-22-2008
  • Currently Reading

    This one's pretty old, but since Michael Pollan's latest book In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (2008) wasn't available at the library, I'm rereading The Botany of Desire: A Plant's-Eye View of the World (2001). If you missed this one the first time around, it's as...
    Posted to Weblog by Romo on 03-18-2008
  • Phoenix Sky

    Posted to Gallery by mike on 03-18-2008
  • Brush Stroke Sky

    Posted to Gallery by mike on 03-18-2008
  • Ripples in the Sand

    This is what happens after the tide goes out
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 03-18-2008
  • Rays of Light

    Sunset from a Cruise Ship
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 03-18-2008
  • Silver Trail

    Sunset from the deck of a Cruise Ship
    Posted to Gallery by mike on 03-18-2008
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