A Moment of Appreciation

I’ve taken my computer with me on the deck, settled myself into a nice sunny spot with a pot of dragonswell tea, and then I noticed the sound. Sure, there are many sounds happening simultaneously, yet, when I block out the traffic passing and the sounds of the kindergarteners playing next door, I hear nature. […]

Romantic Dinner on the Deck

It’s absolutely lovely outside. We cooked a nice dinner and I set up the deck with candles and mood lighting. I have tea lights in the garden and great food cooking on the grill. I feel very blessed.

Breathe deeply, Laugh with abandon, Love wholly, Eat well.

MiLady Carol

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Spring Gardening

This week in gardening involved how to manage growing something with nothing. We’re far enough along into spring to see what has survived the winter and what hasn’t; what needs to be repaired and what can be replaced. Every year sees gardening challenges, and this year sees the ante being raised.

Water, water everywhere! The […]

Signs of Spring

After quite a cold snap in December, January has been down right balmy. Little bits of green have been poking through the ground for weeks and some of them are baring blooms. I share with you, photos from my walk today.

A beautifully scented bush with berries and blooms.

Hellebores

A field […]

A Perfect Autumn Day

I’ve was away in Utah for a seminar and I’m still catching up on work, housework and yard winterization, so I’ve been lax in posting. My apologies. Until I pull it together for a proper post — and I have lots to say — I wanted to post this gorgeous picture of my walk home […]