Finding JOY in the Journey

“Look, I am about to do something new.”  Isaiah 43:19 Hi Friends,   I have a friend that every time we say goodbye, she says “Find JOY in your Journey”.  The last few years have challenged me to do just this.   Living with JOY means paying attention to the beautiful moments of life. I try…Read more »

Garden Gifts 2022

I like gardening – it is a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself. Hi friends, My summer garden has been beautiful.  The roses have bloomed again, the dahlias are breathtaking, the sunflowers are blooming, the butterflies and the hummingbirds love the lantana, and I am just in garden heaven. Second…Read more »

Bouquet from Bob

“In my garden there is a large place for sentiment.  My garden of flowers is also my garden of thoughts and dreams.  The thoughts grow as freely as the flowers, and the dreams as beautiful.”   -Abram l. Urban Happy August dear friends, Every once in a while Bob will bring me a bouquet of flowers…Read more »

Take time to smell the roses

“We might think we are nurturing our garden but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.”  -Jenny Uglow Hi friends, Ina Garten says that her extravagance is her garden and it is the first thing she looks at every morning when she wakes up. Ina Garten is a master chef that I…Read more »