Urban Alchemy

by bronxelf

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These are random moments in the life of an indecent designer and the city she loves.

To read my grudging babblings about design, click the button.

And can we really measure
If we think we're any better
than that skyline that goes on and on
forever, on and on...."

- Less Than Jake: Is This Thing On?

Everybody in this world wants the same damned thing-
just not at the same time.

-Chris Orbach: Jane

I could be condemned to hell for every sin but littering."

- Soul Coughing: Idiot Kings

I am a female, carbon based lifeform.
I am a New York City Native.
I am a Design Professional.
I take photographs.
I also sculpt, paint, create mosaics, and play with weapons.

And sometimes, I even dance about Architecture.

What I see, is what you get.

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My little fig plant has decided to bloom. It's never done that before. It
now has about 5 little clusters of flowers just like this, at various
14th Jan 2006, 20:09   | tags:,,

Geodyne says:

Oh, how beautiful!

14th Jan 2006, 20:22

Dhamaka says:

lovely... look forward to the figs *grins*

II once read somewhere that you could force figs to ripen by injecting olive oil into them. I tried it and it worked, but the figs tasted rather... oily....

Can't imagine why

14th Jan 2006, 22:28

bronxelf says:

I dont think there will be any. It's just a houseplant.

14th Jan 2006, 22:30

Dhamaka says:

blog it if there are... Anyway, some buds take 2 years to grow, depending on the fig

14th Jan 2006, 22:36

yourhermione says:

Really pretty flowers. I'll stick to those. I don't like figs.

14th Jan 2006, 23:59

JokerXL says:

Cool; when the little Figletts arrive, keep us informed!

15th Jan 2006, 01:35

Euphro says:

Lovely shot of some lovely and interesting-looking flowers :)

15th Jan 2006, 22:18

bronxelf says:

They're very small flower (note my finger for scale) but this is the first time I've seen flowers on this plant, so I was surprised.

Hopefully I can get a few more plants this year. I usually get a couple every year-- eventually I'll fill up all the space I have for them in the bedroom, but not yet. :)

15th Jan 2006, 22:49

daz says:

Very cool!

I'm curious about little figlets, too, so keep us posted. :)

16th Jan 2006, 07:46

melissaamy says:

they are so perfect looking they look fake. It is so nice when nature is able to outdo falsified mimics.

16th Jan 2006, 16:16