My Garden Notes – Foxglove Beardtongue

Hi there, welcome back to my blog.😊  I’ll be posting more about my garden in the coming months.  It’s my favorite place to be in the Spring and Summer. This beautiful flower is called Foxglove Beardtongue and I first saw it along our favorite walking path a couple of years ago.  It’s a native wildflower…

New Rythms

“In a cool solitude of trees, where leaves and birds a music spin, mind that was weary is at ease, new rhythms in the soul begin.” -William Kean Seymour

Fall Sunrise

This morning I made hubby coffee, a smoothie, and salad for lunch.  I saw this beautiful sunrise. I’m thankful for this new day to learn, grow, heal, and share.

Fall Leaf Walk

“It isn’t the mountain ahead that wears you out — it’s the grain of sand in your shoe.”

Felt Owl Ornament

Pattern credit: give a hoot for the holidays We live in the woods, so we hear Great-horned Owls all winter.  That’s why I had to make this ornament for our Christmas tree.  Happy Holidays!

Nature Heals

I have loved hiking since I was a kid and luckily I married someone who loves to go along with me.  We have hiked so often that we have probably covered thousands of miles over the years.  This has made a significant difference in my life and has had an impact on my overall health. …

Ricketts Glen State Park

This is one of our favorite trails to hike.  I loved that I found Blue Bottle Gentian along the trail, one of my favorite native wildflowers.  The Asters are a sure sign that fall is coming.

Flowers Inspire Happiness

I love picking up these floral arrangements from the farm stand.  I return the vases and sometimes get them back.  I love the combination of Zinnias and Thai Basil here. Sunny always checks them out while I take pictures. Happiness blooms from within. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine,…

Silver Lake Nature Center

On Sunday, we adventured to Silver Lake Nature Center.  We enjoyed walking around the nature trails and looking at the flowers. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” -Henry David Thoreau I loved the beautiful paintings…