Have you ever taken a leap of faith? Thrown caution to the wind? Taken a chance? Followed a dream? If you did, did it turn out more amazing than you ever dreamed? Five years ago, we had sold or given away 95% of our belongings. We packed and shipped 70 boxes. The remaining items we… Continue reading Our Dream. Five Years Later.
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
Once upon a time (December 20th to be(e) exact), we were sitting in the garden enjoying the warm(ish) winter day. Oh and enjoying a bottle of wine from the Priorat DO. We had emptied the carafe into our glasses when a bee flew into the carafe. I tilted the carafe to free her and in… Continue reading Close Encounters
"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
This Rosebush is so amazing! It is about twenty feet across and blooms three different color roses. It is just one plant. Today I've decided to hold a contest for my readers. All you have to do is guess the correct number of buds on the Rosebush! Easy peasy! Please leave your guesses in the… Continue reading A Rose is a Rose is a Rose is a Rose…