Biltmore July 19, 2020

It is up to me to see the beauty of everyday things. There is beauty offered to  each and everyone of us, every single day, no matter our circumstances, if we make ourselves available to it.  I was powerfully reminded of that today. Hi friends, This has been one happy and peaceful afternoon.  Bob and…Read more »

Summer is a state of mind

I want to spread the feeling of  JOY that summer gives to us!   Dianne Hi friends, It is full blown summer here in the mountains.  The temperatures are high and very little breeze.  I remember the summers of my youth.  I was so excited for the last day of school, bare feet, gentle moments, and…Read more »

July Garden Update

As the psalmist writes, “Weeping may tarry for the night, but JOY comes with the morning,” Psalm 30:5  Hi friends, Since starting my little garden about four years ago, I have found it an adventure.  Things change from year to year.  Flowers bloom at different times. The growing season depends so much on weather conditions…Read more »

Happy Birthday America

God Bless America,  Land that I love, Stand beside her and guide her through the night with a light from above… Hi friends, I am celebrating the country that I love-the UNITED states of America.  I took this photo this morning at my home.  I love to watch the flag wave in the air.  I…Read more »

Delightful Summer

“Serve the Lord with gladness; come before Him with Joyful songs.”  Psalm 100:2 Hi friends, I am so glad that several years I started a blog as a tribute to Mother.  Designing pretty tables, photographing God’s amazing Creation and sometimes sharing a story has helped sustain me during this very unusual time.  I went to…Read more »