Mid-June

‘Pond Reflections’ A beautiful stroll amid the Italian Gardens gives way to the beauty of the flora, the clouds, the water and the trees reflections; A cloudy day turns the pond into a land of mystery and invites one to look a little closer; at nature?’ at ones self? at beauty in all it’s forms?; […]

January 2016 ‘Building Blocks’

A new year. A new opportunity for growth; A new minute, hour, week, month, season to choose to express ‘Love’ over Fear; ‘Peace’ over Unrest; ‘Joy’ over Sadness. I just read a dear friends newsletter for the end of 2015, entitled ‘Choose Joy’. I loved it! I must share that it’s been some years now […]

Late September, Gratitude and an amazing Flower

Late September As the days become shorter, my determination to get out into the daylight is more prevalent than ever. I thank God for the gift of sight and sound, the ability to walk, create and speak. Today while walking the grounds of the Biltmore Estate with my husband, my eyes and my camera couldn’t help […]

After the 4th

As summer is in full swing now, and the 4th of July has passed. The afternoon showers become a regular part of one’s day. As I finished some errands this morning starting at 7 am and home by 2 pm – I heard lots of people sharing about the weather, it’s hot, it’s cold, it’s rainy […]

Now February….and a Possible Unscheduled Vacation

And a chance for snow is finally in the forecast for those of us living in Western North Carolina. 1 – 3 inches! Yippie! I love watching the snow fall…and more than that, I love running outside and catching BIG snowflakes on my tongue. If there’s enough snowfall, then hiking, sledding and making snow angels […]