Friday, June 4, 2010

a trip to the tropics - part 2




Ugh... rain and clouds again here today... so time for part 2 pics from our visit to the Bloedel Floral Conservatory the other week for a quick mini trip to the tropics (see part 1 here). They have the strangest plants there... oh, yes, and beautiful ones of course. I can't help snapping pics of the weird ones though. The first one reminds me of a muppet character... every time I look at it, I have an urge to go back and tape googly-eyes to it.... hmmm, but that might be considered a form of vandalism. Anyhoo, happy weekend everyone! We are still in the waiting game for little Bun... (I hear first time babies tend to be late.... hmmmm).

19 comments:

Stephanie said...

So much rain!

I love that first plant.. like a happy mop

kelli g. { bug miscellany } said...

ha ha! that first one DOES look like a muppet!
we're supposed to get sun tomorrow. hope it reaches aaaall the way up to you, too! :P

Morrgan said...

A muppet. :D Lovely photos, muppets or not!

T @ Poppy Place said...

Gorgeous! Yep, definitely a Muppet!

I am sick of the rain too :(

Fingers crossed "Bun" will arrive soon :)

How exciting, have a wonderful "productive" weekend T. :)

Christie Cottage said...

What a cool flower! Muppet, mop, whatever! LOL It is cool! It could be playful dreadlocks too!

DancingMooney ♥ said...

Oh thank you AGAIN for these! Our weather man said we'd had 20 days straight of rain, add today and make it 21! And that doesn't even count all the rain we had through winter and spring! Oy!

:D

Almost Precious said...

The chenille plant is a fun oddity in the plant world, all kind of soft and fuzzy. You are right it does remind me also of one of the muppets, let's see was it Animal ?

Yes first time babies seem to take their time coming, or maybe that's because with the first one we are all so excited and just can't wait to hold the little one in our arms. But as my mom told me many years ago, when the apple is ripe it will fall. Yeah tell that to a woman 9 1/2 months pregnant. :D

Victoria said...

I remember looking through my mom's houseplant book when I was a kid and pointing out all the weird ones. I think the muppet plant was one of them.

Supposed to be a nice weekend, now that I'm back in town of course! Blue skies in Richmond at the moment...

Sarah B. said...

I agree that top one does need some googly eyes ;)

Stacey said...

Enjoy your weekend while you await baby's arrival. :)

韋于倫成 said...

Constant dripping wears away the stone. 滴水穿石!加油! ....................................................

Jessica said...

The first one DOES look like it needs a set of eyes! Maybe just photoshop it and not risk an arrest!

MauriceBaumer志能 said...

逛到你的部落格,第一個感覺就很好,希望每次更新都是美好的開始,也祝你天天都都開心喔 ..................................................

Cristina said...

Beautiful flowers.

Here was a lot of Sun today (and the temperature and weather it's been awesome!) until less than an hour ago.. Now it's raining A LOT

Love!
xxx

thenextarrow said...

the colors are so vivid. gorgeous photos!

xo Alison

La Alicia said...

my fave is the muppet one. hoping the bun arrives very soon! :)

Lori said...

Beautiful pictures. Here's hoping that by today (Sunday) you're no longer playing the waiting game but are, in fact, new parents!

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