|Snowman, by Martha and Ruth MacLaren|
A few photographs from our Christmas visit to my parents, taken between courses...
|Agave parryi var. huachuchensis|
|Wisteria sinensis fruits|
My mother's hall decorations this year include Cape Gooseberries (Physalis peruviana), the fruits of Nicandra physaloides with their inflated calyces, and dried husks from the pods of purple peas (the peas were eaten in due season).