The Changing of the Gard-en

I love the flowers that I see this time of year in the gardens that I pass on my walks. The delicate anemones, their soft pink petals with deep yellow centers, wave gently in the sea breezes. The black-eyed Susans, forever undaunted by the summer heat, never looked more vibrant. That's more than I can... Continue Reading →

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Walkin’ Uptown

As many of you know, Red River was my childhood beach. Bank Street was the next beach up from us. Part of what we all called, "uptown", and I can't remember ever spending much time there as a kid. The other night the sea breeze seemed to be blowing me in a different direction, and... Continue Reading →

Iris I May, Iris I Might

Japanese irises make me happy. All winter long I dream of seeing them again in the spring. So last evening, when I came upon not one but TWO beautiful iris gardens, you can imagine how thrilled I was! Surrounded by a myriad of complimentary flowers ranging from lavender to blue, the softening light coming through... Continue Reading →

It’s a Beauty-ful Start

Well, I finally got started on my container garden this weekend for the deck. There will be a theme to the garden... Both in color and inspiration. It'll be a lot of work, but don't worry. I have friends to help. I just want to do my part. To share as much BEAUTY as possible... Continue Reading →

Sunday Morning Meditation

Sunday always feels like a day of rest to me. The pace is a little bit slower, the world just a wee bit quieter. The backyard was especially still this morning. Even the hibiscus wasn't moving a single petal. And just look who came back for a visit, perching nearly motionless in the old pine... Continue Reading →

The 4th from My Mom’s Backyard

It's been a while since I shared some photos of my Mom and her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, GingerBelle. To celebrate the 4th, I thought it might be fun to show you what the two of them were up to today. The Fourth is always such a day of memories and inspiration for my Mom.... Continue Reading →

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