A year ago I was strolling through the Historic District in Hot Springs, Arkansas taking numerous photographs. Somehow I lost track of the folder on my computer and rediscovered them 364 days later. I am always fascinated by images rediscovered as I can relive the journey that led me to them. In this case it was a stroll to the post office. Discovery in the search for a language translation and a lily name is a joyful experience.
When I saw the image above I did not know the language of the additional text. Although it was taken in the US I felt as if I was transported to another time and continent. Swahili Translation: Cold As Ice Coca-Cola Refreshment.
In a window box beautiful yellow lilies bloomed and I was drawn to their Hibiscus like coloring. Further investigation gave me a name, Cana Lily.
A sweet female house sparrow stopped to allow me to take her portrait. Crossing the street to reconnect with the art of Quapaw Bathhouse fish in shell decorative detail.
What a (seemingly) unlikely location for this very interesting confluence of incidents!