In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Through the Window.”

Go to the nearest window. Look out for a full minute. Write about what you saw.

Looking through a window onto a bright sunny day, I spy with my eye, something green, something brown, something white, and something red.

My view brings forth a collage of colorful plants, some with flowering bulbs, and scents capturing the attention of your nose bringing a smile to your face.

The Pygmy Date Palm tree impressive short size displays a distinctive look of a larger palm tree but never growing too tall.


The Christmas palm tree has a thinner trunk is elegant with its flowing palms.

Christmas Palm Tree

The Fishtail Palm is unique with is strong trunk narrowing towards the sky producing palms surrounding the tree and at least one or more palms stretching skyward.


The Yucca Tree has wonderful blooming white bulbs is a medium-sized evergreen ornamental “shrub


With my eye’s, I have spied beautiful plants and trees.

The Daily Post Prompt

By Expedition Nomadic Adventurer

As a retiree travel blogger touring the US, voicing my wisdom, opinion, and thoughts about the retirement lifestyle and life in general. I'm an aspiring pre-published indie author of baby boomer romance and adventures with a whimsical comedic side. I photograph wildlife and landscapes, mountain, biking, kayaking, hiking, and backpacking. I travel the back roads and highways of America, Canada, and Mexico, documenting my adventures via print and photography.

3 thoughts on “Through the Window”
  1. I just love the energy that I feel when I am surrounded my palms <3 What a lovely look through your window!

  2. I like the Pygmy Date and the Christmas palm. They make me think of the Dr. Seuss trees you might have seen in your story books!

    1. Roni, I never thought, of that. Now I’m going to be looking.

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