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Published Thursday, May 31, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Art car

Not sure what this is supposed to be, but I love it. Your thoughts?

Pink and purple art car, with a sploosh of… water? on top

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Published Thursday, April 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mexico produce display

Still thinking about my February visit to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Here is one of many, many beautiful displays of fruits and vegetables.

Colorful fruits and vegetables in Mexico indoor market

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Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Poinsettias, outdoors

One of the great pleasures of a foreign trip is seeing what grows well there. I was so pleased to see this outdoor display of poinsettia plants in San Miguel de Allende, in Mexico, last month.

Red poinsettias decorate an outdoor space in San Miguel, Mexico

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Published Sunday, March 25, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy 10th blogoversary to me!

Believe it or not, I’ve been posting my top fave photos on this blog for TEN YEARS! In honor of the occasion, I think I’ll post a photo of me, which I never do, taken by a friend on my recent trip to San Miguel.

Thank you, dear reader, for your friendly visits, and especially your comments. Right this minute, there are 24,319 comments in the blog. And not one comment—not even one!—has ever been anything but kind, sometimes insightful, and occasionally even admiring. What a different world from some other online spaces. Thank you all. Here’s to another ten years.

Me in Mexico in February.

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Published Monday, March 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Succulent rosettes

On my recent trip to Mexico, I saw some extremely pretty succulents in my sister’s garden. Don’t they look like roses?

Mexican succulent plant that looks just like a bouquet of flowers

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Published Saturday, March 17, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink & orange bougainvillea

I love the papery flowers of the bougainvillea vine. And the colors!

Flowers of the bougainvillea bloom in February in San Miguel, Mexico

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Published Friday, March 16, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Opuntia cactus

So much fun at the Botanical Garden (El Charco del Ingenio Jardin Botanico) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Here is a close up of a nopal cactus. Spiky!

Nopal cactus (Opuntia or prickly pear) getting ready to fruit, I think.

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Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Colorful San Miguel shop

One of the pleasures of travel is shops like this. So entertaining, just to see the colors.

Artisan market shop in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

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Published Wednesday, March 7, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

San Miguel view

San Miguel de Allende in Mexico, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has a few rooftop bars with a view. Here are the churches of the Centro viewed from the top of the Rosewood Hotel at dusk on a warm February evening.

A view of the churches in the historical central part of San Miguel de Allende

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Published Sunday, March 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Aztec dancers

Got back recently from a trip to San Miguel de Allende in Mexico. My sister had a big party. There were dancers! Have you ever seen costumes anything like this?

Indigenous Aztec dancers perform at the Instituto Allende in San Miguel

Here is a short clip of them in action

Enjoy!

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Published Tuesday, February 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peacock head and feathers

From that Florida Flamingo Gardens trip, back a couple of years ago. Who doesn’t like peacocks?

Brilliantly colored display of iridescent feathers of the male peacock

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Published Sunday, February 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Crocodile…really alligator

No words needed. But a Florida resident tells me it’s a gator, not a croc. Crocs don’t get this big.

Powerful crocodile, or maybe an alligator? in Florida

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