Blowing Rock Visit

 Beauty is found everywhere in God’s amazing creation. I look around and frequently say how blessed I am.  What does it mean to be blessed?  I believe we are blessed because we have a relationship with the Creator.  We are not blessed because we are rich or poor or that some suffer and others do…Read more »

A Fall Table

Hi Friends: Mother Nature has an incredible influence on our lives.  Fall is a beautiful season and it has a way of bringing about pleasant thoughts.   There are numerous ways to welcome this season.  I love setting pretty fall tables, drinking hot tea, reading a good book…..throwing a cozy shaw around my shoulders, taking a…Read more »

My Autumn Porches

Hi Friends, This has been an usual week knowing that Hurricane Florence was on the way and might be of historical proportion.  Bob and I put away cushions, cleared our porches, and planned for the worst. We live on this little mountain in Asheville and it is very windy when there is a storm.  Given…Read more »

Waning days of summer

“God Almighty first planted a garden; and, indeed, it is the purest of human pleasures.”                           –Francis Bacon Hi friends, I am finding Joy in the last days of summer.  My hydrangea bush is changing color…. A few roses are still blooming…… The…Read more »