Pretty Tulips

I made this pretty tulip arrangement on this beautiful spring day.  Hubby and I are getting a ton of things done outside & inside.  We really miss our walks and hikes.  Until then, I’m going to share other fun stuff with you all.  I really like short posts about one topic, and not long posts…

My Garden Notes – Five Year Record Book

I love this beautiful book.  Now I can keep track of all the new things I learn about my garden.  I can keep notes about plants like I started doing on my blog.  As well as notes about the weather, tasks, and wildlife sightings. “With freedom, flowers, books, and the moon, who could not be…

Spirit of Tuscarora Trail

This trail at Tuscarora State Park is our favorite trail of all time.  We have hiked here hundreds of times and it’s simply the best.  There’s a variety of terrain here including a rhododendron thicket and a wetland meadow.  As well as seasonal wildflowers and even freshwater mussels.  Last year we met the gentleman who…

Nature Inspires Resilience

“Experience life in all possible ways – good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.” – Osho 💛🌷💛🌷💛

Toad House

I love making toad houses.  Many years ago, I made one using acorn tops.  I sat it in my garden and didn’t see any toads, so I thought it was just for fun and toads don’t actually use them.  A few years later, there was a broken flower pot sitting in my garden and when…

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!