Naaku flowers antae chala pichhi ishtam, entha ishtam antae, oka 30+ years flashbackloki velithae, —-
nenu Vizag medical college lo medical entrance exam rasi bayatiki vachhi bus stop lo wait chesthuuna friends tho. Almost day antha exam room lone unnam, chala tired ga undhi. Cut chaesthae, akkada bus stop lo puvvulu (mallelu, kanakambaram etc) ammuthunnaru, nenu velli puvvulu konkkuntate maa friends antha shocked.
Maa intilo chala poola mokkalu undaevi, mallelu, kanakambaram, Roses, chemanthi, virajaji etc., cinema ki velluthunnam antae, puvvulu kosukine mala kattukuni pettukuni vellalisindi – cinema chudataniki puvvulu enduko?
Ippudu idi rashthu untae, naku gurthu vasthundi. Maa nanna gariki plants antae chala ishtam. Motham maa college campus (chala pedda campus) antha plants and trees veyincharu. Daggara undi water cheyinchae varu, morning college start avvaka mundu, during the day time malla evening after college, he was going around the place and taking care of each and every plant.
Two weeks ago I went to New York Botanical garden (Bronx) to see Orchid show, and I saw Bougainvilla plants there- white, pink, orange, and yellow flowers. Avi 40 years back maa college campus lo undaevi, very close to my dad’s office.
Most of these pictures are from the Orchid Show.