Have you ever admired something with a friend and then a month later find it on your door step?
The vase was the admired object and it arrived with visitors.
Can you tell I love photographing peonies? So garden-rare in CA.
I think this one's prayer (please open) was answered.
The other charmer? A magnolia relative from China- the heavenly scented Michelia Doltsopa.
If you live to be 100, I hope I live to be 100 minus 1 day, so I never have to live without you.
A. A. Milne
Not bad for Iphone-4 pictures!