~ General Irwin Rommel
Things never really go the way you think they will. Take yesterday. Of all the things I included in that rambling mish-mash of a post, the item that generated the most (the only, actually) comments was that tree. Well, that's all right; the unexpected is what makes life interesting. People were in the comment section offering various species of tree it might have been, and as promised, I went back and took some good closeups this morning. Here's the tree full-size:
And here are some details of leaves and flowers. Note the little thorns, a possible aid to identification:
Is there a botanist in the audience?
After decades of writing this and that, Jack Tyler has found his home in the fabulous world of steampunk. From airships and goggles to corsets and sword-canes, he is in love with this wonderful alternate history of the world. Join him in the skies of Colonial Africa; perhaps you may fall in love, too!