Autumn Farewell meets Gratitude

Farewell to the leaves of Spring the new ones who were just babes a few months ago have burst into colours of red, yellow, and orange returning to the earth – to compost – until next spring when they will come back again and if we’re lucky, we’ll be there to wish them happy birthday […]

Spring has sprung

and with it so has the pollen, followed by lots of rain what beautiful lush green is everything – the grass, the cherry tree’s leaves, the moss in the pond and the irises stems, the large quantities of mint and a rhododendron bush that exploded with pink blossoms our pond with its frogs and lilies, […]

Saying goodbye to Winter

The winter has left me fatigued with colds and flu what a beating on one’s body and psyche to endure one afternoon in between the cold and flu an walk was scheduled with a friend to visit the Biltmore Estate Conservatory where a multitude of flowers were in bloom an afternoon where a glimpse of […]

October Morning

The sun has not risen; I peer out the Window to see the stars flickering high above in the darkness; The house is quiet and cool; My mind wanders in this moment and to the day ahead; A hike awaits – Somewhere in the Western North Carolina Mountains. The Fall foliage is beginning to peak and […]

Bucket List Wish –

I’ve always wanted to see the Grand Canyon. This year was the year. I went with my daughter on a plane, a coach, a helicopter and a pontoon boat. As we flew 4,000′ into the West Rim of the Canyon by helicopter….tears began to form. It is majestic! Here’s a photo of the amazing view.

Spring is here!

It’s been a long Winter, however, I do believe Spring is finally here! I’ve heard several people complain about the Winter we’ve had… I love all of the seasons… so I am grateful for each one. It’s wonderful watching the birds sing, the flowers bloom, and the big blue sky with occasional clouds passing by. […]