Frangipani Bouquet in June

The white frangipani (Plumeria alba) is a deciduous plumeria tree that is native to tropical areas 


Life continues to be complicated here in Florida. Yesterday The Tampa Bay Times reported:

For the third consecutive day, Florida hit the highest number of single-day coronavirus cases recorded, adding 2,581 over 24 hours.


Most of the cases are down in South Florida in Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties, but you can’t assume you’re safe here in Tampa Bay.  I’ve ventured out a few times in the last week wearing my mask, but I think I need to retreat and stay put as the 2nd phase of the virus shoots the numbers ever higher. So let’s stop and look at a happy thing.

For me, simple things can bring me great pleasure.  For instance, a few flowers from the yard arranged in a thrift store bowl can make a bright spot in the home.   I love my blooms of white and yellow frangipani (plumeria).  Today’s small bouquet is several frangipani flowers and several hibiscus green leaves from the yard.  I used a vintage napkin as a table scarf. I filled a vintage bowl with rocks and water to hold the tiny arrangement
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