Iris Season, the Turkey Returns, and a Knitting Update

It’s Iris season! The lovely specimens you see below are currently outside the Smith Museum in downtown Springfield. Happily, I have irises growing in my own yard as well – though not in such spectacular profusion. Here is a yellow “volunteer” that popped up…

Crochet at the Quadrangle

I spent some time this weekend at the Springfield Quadrangle – the spot where all the city’s museums are clustered. The weather wasn’t particularly nice – as you see from the photos, we’re still a long way from Spring here – but I managed…

If You’re Already the Missing Flowers…

If, like me, you’re already missing flowers, head to the Springfield Museums. The quadrangle is lovely right now, and there are things still in bloom!  Imagine my surprise today when I stumbled onto a bed of pristine black-eyed susans! They’re part of a new-ish butterfly…

The 3rd Annual Festival of Flowers

CPT America and I had such a good time last night. We attended the 3rd Annual Festival of Flowers Culture and Cocktails night at the Springfield Museums. Area florists and garden club members were invited to respond, in floral form, to artwork and exhibits in all four of…