A quick gratitude stop this evening I decided that earbuds are no longer an option on my walks. […]
Before I dig into any New Lifestyle, New Me updates, I thought I’d share some thoughts I’ve had […]
What do you see?
Sprouts that is.
Actually… I had no idea WHAT this plant was when I decided to use it in my Garden Art. This may be one of the last pieces in that series, too. For now anyway. I started working at two (very small) part time jobs, so when you add that to school, things are starting to get hectic.
If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
On a beautiful day, as I scout the land… I keep one eye open, my lens in my hand. I look down, I look up, and then what do I see? A beautiful creature… who is prospecting ME!
Little blueberry blossoms, like tiny church bells… shining in their glory.
The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living.Dione Lucas
A new edition to my series Garden Art. These are two little apples in our new tree.
I visited our backyard this morning to see how the garden is growing. I may get my Garden Art series going again. My son has gone “vegetable crazy,” so we have lots of fun and interesting (and edible!) plants out there. This is the broccoli aisle… and the bees just love this area!
The poetry of earth is never dead. On the Grasshopper and Cricket by John Keats After the vibrant […]
Well, here are my feet in my favorite winter boots, standing in a very small portion of our […]
It might be overkill, but I have been using the parrot shots to get in practice with more […]
You can’t put her in a cage and expect her song to be about you. – JM Storm […]
Rise up and attack the day with enthusiasm! It’s already 11:45 a.m. here in California, so this quote […]
Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance. – Coco Chanel
I shot this image earlier and was prepared to post a blue leaf version, but I did another […]
I’m really liking the action around here today! This is the squirrel that chased the parrots away; munching on a […]
This morning I heard rustling and chirping in the garden and saw a little white bird hopping from […]
“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for […]
If the grass is greener on the other side, the water bill is probably higher. Sometimes the grass […]
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking […]
The quieter you become, the more you hear. My mood today is relaxed and I’m going to do […]
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others. For beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness. And […]
—A nice little bath after last night’s rain—
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer; it sings because it has a song! – Maya Angelou
Last night I started thinking… hmm… I think I’m already bored of this little JOY ornament! That’s me: easily amused, […]
As the sky prepares to settle its tired aching feet into the night’s velvet slippers, I settle into my armchair, soaking the teabag of my thoughts into warm liquidy stars. ― Sanober Khan
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