It’s taken me more than a month to figure out the problem, but figure out I have! I was unable to publish this image because, unbeknownst to me, it was set as a TIFF and not as a JPEG. Who knew?
This is a purple lotus flower which is in a made pond for a memorial to Vietnam vets. Whatever your opinions on war are, you must admit, it’s a beautiful flower.
One of the two state flowers of HI. This light pink hibiscus was growing in front of a church in Hilo. I’ve never seen this shade before.