Home and Garden

Freesias Are Blooming

Sunshine comes in flowers. The first of our Freesias bloomed. We have them in several pots in the garden but we never planted them in this pot so this is a beautiful surprise. It appears that when we transplanted our yellow Hibiscus to this large pot a couple of Freesia bulbs snuck in as well.… Continue reading Freesias Are Blooming

Friends, Home and Garden, Inhabitants, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

February Bids Farewell

February has bid us farewell. What a month it was. Bob and I celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary on the third. Our plans had been to renew our vows but that wasn't possible this year with the current COVID-19 restrictions in place here. So, we enjoyed a small gathering with four friends over lunch. They… Continue reading February Bids Farewell

Home and Garden

Extracting Happiness From Common Things

"The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things."Henry Ward Beecher Random things that make me stop and appreciate them...things of nature. Last week our power downstairs kept going out and when we traced it we found that the pump in our outdoor fountain was bad. We got out… Continue reading Extracting Happiness From Common Things

Beach, Community, Home and Garden, Sunrises & Sunsets, Vineyard, Xan & Bob

Tot anirà bé. Everything will be fine.

Life is about the enjoying and noticing the little things. The little everyday moments that may seem insignificant at the time but those will be the ones that you will draw on in your memory in the years to come. On a morning in the distant future you will look at how the sunlight glows… Continue reading Tot anirà bé. Everything will be fine.