It's hard to believe that I am in my twelfth season of living and working in Luxor for six months of the year. And in May of 2015 this blog turned eight! I can only hope that I will have the good fortune to return to Egypt for many years to come.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
La Belle Rose Trémière
Hollyhocks (Alcea rosea L.). French Wikipedia writes "Elle est encore appelée passe-rose ou primerose ou bâton de Jacob."
A native Californian (yes, they do exist!) who has landed a dream retirement job as Librarian for the library at Chicago House (The Epigraphic Survey of The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago) in Luxor, Egypt...