Everything is Coming Up Roses

Roses have long been the symbol of love.  They have been used for hundred of years to convey messages without words. Hi friends, “Everything was coming up Roses” yesterday.  My second home has really stood the world on its end.  Curtains up..light the lights.. everything is coming up roses at Biltmore Gardens.   I love Ethel…Read more »

A Stroll in my Garden

“Trust in the Lord with all of your heart, and do not rely on your own insight.”  Proverbs 3:5 Hi Friends, My garden nurtures me.  It nurtures my spirit.  It is a bit of fresh air that I need during these times of being confined to our homes.  My daughter brought me new hydrangeas for…Read more »

The Flowers Come Inside

“All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Hi Friends, It has rained here off and on for the last two weeks with just enough sunshine to excite me.  I have brought some of my blooms inside so the rain doesn’t beat them…Read more »

Memorial Day 2020

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.  Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.” – Dwight David Eisenhower Dear friends, On Monday, May 25, Americans across the country will remember the brave men and women…Read more »

Garden Bliss

“Give me a hymn, give me a word softly spoken that turns away wrath, give me something beautiful to look at, give me a precious story that lightens my heart, give me the face of a grandchild or a beloved pet, so I can live these days with more courage, more sweetness, more JOY. Let…Read more »