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Meet Each Other with a Smile

“Let us always meet each other with a smile, for a smile is the beginning of love.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta    

Thankful Thursday – Butterflies and Caterpillars

Last year in my garden, I planted butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa), a type of milkweed, namely to help create a habitat for Monarch butterflies and other pollinators. Last week, when I found a Monarch butterfly caterpillar eating leaves on my... Continue Reading →

Monochrome Monday – Summer Reading

Yes, I handed him a book and said "sit here". But if I were to write a title, it would be "Summer Reading" and at that moment, he really did start reading The Black Arrow by Robert Louis Stevenson. This... Continue Reading →

Majestic Muir Woods

This past February, I had the wonderful pleasure of traveling to the San Francisco area to celebrate my brother's 40th birthday. I have seven siblings and all of us (including my mother) traveled from several different locations in the United... Continue Reading →

In a Vase on Monday: Serendipity

I am finding a serendipitous nature of participating in these weekly In a Vase on Monday photo challenges. Even though I know what plants are growing in my garden, I never know what I will find blooming in my garden... Continue Reading →

In a Vase on Monday: Summer Song

"The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come" Song of Solomon 2:12 In my vase today: gloriosa daisy, zinnia, hosta, day lilies, Hydrangea arborescens (invincibelle), echinacea. In a Vase on Monday Flower Photo Challenge

In a Vase on Monday – Simple Beauty

I am participating again in Cathy's In a Vase on Monday photo challenge. During the past several weeks, I have been bringing in flowers from the garden but was too busy to take pictures of my bouquets. Today I had... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday

My niece and her new husband taking their first big step as they begin their new life together. Weekly photo challenge: Delta

Just a Brief Visit

Weekly Photo Challenge: Transient

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