The Garden keeps Giving

Hi friends, My garden just keeps on thriving and giving.  I am so surprised that the Parade Rose continues to bloom this late.  I am sharing mostly photos with very little commentary.  A garden surely gives more than it ever receives. Lantana everywhere….. The sedum are in their last color stage. The colors are surely…Read more »

Happy Birthday Davis

Hi friends, Today is extremely important. It is the birthday of my grandson, Davis.  He is 17 today. A short celebration last night on the porch social distancing. A great brother to his sister Maddie.     Davis with his Mom and Dad and Maddie. An amazing athlete.  He has been rowing for three years…Read more »

Quintessential Game

“Above all, put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity,”  Colossians 3:14 Hi Friends, I know so little about “deer season” but as I was growing up, my Dad loved to go on an annual deer hunt with friends. It was nothing that my Mother and I particularly enjoyed even knowing about.  I…Read more »

Simple Joys of Autumn

Let the rustling leaves of autumn remind us of the joy of simple things…. Hi Friends, Autumn is a time to get closer to simplicities of hearth and home.  I get very excited about decorating my home for the fall season.  I love the colors, smells and joys of the season.  Just recently my grandson,…Read more »


Hi friends, I think being creative requires some amount of inspiration.   I am always inspired by God’s amazing Creation.  Occasionally a sweet gift from a family member or friend will inspire me to create something special.  For my birthday, my daughter gave me this beautiful pitcher from  Anthropologie.             This gift…Read more »