Frosty Jaupon Holly

Frosty Jaupon Holly

© Paul Myrick, 2020, All Rights ReservedThe botanical name of this shrub/small tree is ilex vomitoria and it is a native plant of Mississippi. This photo was taken in December of 2020 in south Jasper County, Mississippi -- just north of the Jones County line and not...

The Little Christmas Tree

The Little Christmas Tree

This year things are different ... and so is my Christmas tree -- it's little.  And its sparsely decorated.  It's the end of 2020 (aka the year of misery) and I just didn't feel like doing anything decorative that required too much effort.  Things are different for...

Going Back To Where I Began

Going Back To Where I Began

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve returned to my rural south-central Mississippi home place after happily living elsewhere (Atlanta, Denver, Charlotte) for about 30 years. While I’m actually employed in Charlotte, North Carolina, I’ve been working remotely since...