recessive

Just look at this flower, it is just beautiful! The colors are magnificent. Spring is coming!!

a north east ohio garden

this is a first generation cross.  14-143 11-1107-C x Pigment Of Imagination.  translation a seedling 11-1107-C that at the moment is mostly nameless.  and a cross with a color changing flower Pigment of Imagination.  the color changing is recessive.  it there is another seedling from this cross the recessive trait might be brought out by a sibling cross.  patience grasshopper.  when you can snatch the seeds from my hand plant them and see what happens.  three images…

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Can you have it all?

I am reposting this in the hopes that some of you, who are working/career mothers, will have some advice for this dedicated mother.

Ava Antoinette

Did anyone watch ‘The replacement’ on BBC last month? It was a three part thriller about maternity leave, and promised to explore ‘the darker side of working woman, motherhood and the issues that arise from making “the right choice”. It was brilliant, tense,  but disappointed me at the end when the lead character appeared to have given up her career in order to stay at home, after defending her position as a working mother throughout the whole drama. I felt a bit cheated, and disappointed that the writers had deemed that the only way the character could bond and cope with motherhood (she appeared to have problems in previous episodes with this) was to give up her job.

Now, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with either staying at home, working, or anywhere in between. Whatever works, works. But it did get me thinking, CAN you have it all?

I went back…

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One Courageous Man Who Is Fighting For The Rights Of The Innocent

It is amazing that we are so concerned about animal rights and will fight for them to live and not suffer, but, we just blindly accept the tortuous death of babies growing in their mother’s wombs. Here is one man who is pleading for these innocent ones.  Watch and listen as he makes his case.