My blogger friend Vickie had put out a call to fellow bloggers to help her with a gardening dilemma...how to shade some bromeliads that are not taking the sun too well. You can click on her name to read what she needs. It is an interesting challenge. I told her I would pose the question to my Mom, and as Mom and I were walking through our neighborhood, we saw a few things that could possibly work. The best one is shown in this photo below...using Bird of Paradise to shade the Broms. The other idea is possibly some tall Liriope, but I am not sure if it wouldn't kind of grow on top of the bromeliads. The Bromeliad shown in this picture is actually one of those large sun tolerant ones, which I believe is way larger than the ones Vickie has (correct me if I am wrong, Vickie)! If anyone can think of a better idea for her, please click on her name above and let her know! She will love you for it!
Now, on to my day as a juror! I'm such a sappy girl, that I actually got tears in my eyes when the judge came in to tell us about the great service we are doing for our country! Oh brother! I got to watch about 30 minutes of a movie called The Rescue, with Kevin Costner and Ashton Kutcher...when they called my name to go in. 24 of us lucky people got to go into a courtroom and be questioned by the judge and lawyers! As it turns out, and quite unbelievably, I actually knew the defendant! LOL. Guess who got excused from that case??? LOL. Yes...true story!!!
Here is a pic I took through the 11th floor courthouse window overlooking downtown West Palm Beach. You can see the Intracoastal waterway, the island of Palm Beach, and the Atlantic Ocean beyond that! It was a clear blue sky with puffy little cirrus clouds. The view was specacular!
Eventually I was released for the day and that one courtroom experience was as close as I have ever gotten to a real jury experience! Maybe one day I will actually get to do a case!