Day: June 2, 2018

More Purple


    Unfortunately, this is about the end of these wonderful purple flowers. I finally found out their proper name when I saw a post from a professor friend of mine. She had it half right and then she used the random apostrophe, which drives me and a lot of my friends crazy. This is what she wrote. Mind you, she is a PhD, a tenured member of her staff and was a pretty prolific researcher. She started the sentence by calling this flower a “Lilly’s” because there were multiples of them. Hmmm. I probably shouldn’t be any kind of grammar cop because I am lucky that I can write in the English language. But, if you gave a bouquet of them to my mom, they would be Lilly’s flowers because her name was Lilly. And, they would be her flowers. But, what do I know? I probably wouldn’t even have mentioned it but WordPress has made it abundantly clear that they are a writer’s platform, not a visual artist’s system. For me, it really came …