Tag: flowers

I’d Rather Drive

This week’s theme for Six Word Friday is “drive“.  For me: I would rather drive than fly. Which is particularly appropriate since I am now in Atlanta for the long weekend.  YES!  I am visiting my daughter while my favorite boy toy stays home with the boys. It’s not worth flying to Georgia from Virginia. …

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Taking An Unexpected Break

I’ve been taking a break from my blog rather unexpectedly.  So what was I doing instead?  Well, I was: Writing Cooking Reading Sleeping Writing – Several weeks ago, I started an on-line course from Sheila Bender, author of books about journaling and turning journals into personal essays.  The timing wasn’t the greatest, but I’ve been…

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Happy Thursday

Expect to have hope rekindled. Expect your prayers to be answered in wondrous ways. The dry seasons in life do not last. The spring rains will come again. Sarah Ban Breathnach

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Spring at Pennsbury Inn

One of the things we like about Pennsbury Inn is their gorgeous grounds.  Although they are several weeks behind Virginia, spring has arrived there also. I noticed the pretty smell when I walked past this.  It smells like lilacs and looks like lilacs, but I forgot to ask if that’s what it was. The pussy…

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Loose Thoughts

I have no particular topic for today, so thought I’d just throw out some loose thoughts. I love doggy daycare.  It’s the best way to wear out the dogs and ensure a few days of somewhat more obedient dogs.  They love it too – they know that if I’m up before dark, they’re going out.  The daycare…

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Blasted Buds

One of the biggest frustrations my favorite boy toy had with his orchid business was a condition called bud blast.  It happens for a variety of reasons, from a rapid change in temperature to incorrect moisture in the greenhouse to just reasons unknown.  All that work, all that effort, and you now have to wait…

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