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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 →

Thankful Thursday: Happy Thoughts

On this Thankful Thursday, I am very happy that one of my Hydrangea macrophylla (different than my white one from last post) is blooming. We haven't quite figured out a happy spot for these hydrangeas. We have about five of... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Spring has Sprung!

It's not the clearest shot of this beautiful and colorful bird, but seeing this guy makes me so happy. He and his lovely mate have taken up residence in a bird house in my back yard. In my life, I... Continue Reading →

Gratitude for 2016 and Looking Ahead at 2017

2016 was an incredibly full year. It was so chockful of events, surprises, joys, triumphs, celebrations, and adventures that I cannot even name them all in a blog post. I thought that maybe I could put together a Shutterfly photobook... Continue Reading →

Preparing for Christmas

Cee's Flower of the Day Our local greenhouse is an amazing place - featuring beautiful plants and flowers throughout the growing season. At Christmas time, the greenhouse becomes a magical place selling 3,000 Christmas trees and around 15,000 gorgeous poinsettias.... Continue Reading →

Taking a Break

Pictured above: my aunt and my mother enjoying my grandson I realize that it has been two weeks since my last post. Obviously life has quickened its pace in my already busy schedule and I know that it will only... Continue Reading →

Count your Blessings and Give Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving!

Time for Reflection, Time for Thanks

Above: my daughter's silhouette against the brilliant sunset colors over Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park. This week, I have family visiting and have been just enjoying life. But even if life is treating me well, I try to stop... Continue Reading →

America

Above Photo: Artwork featuring infant sneakers on a canvas creating the American flag. My head is spinning as I think about the events of this week. This year's American presidential election has provided such an astonishing drama beyond anyone's wildest... Continue Reading →

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