Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Backyard Treasure

    ”Be the change that you want to see in the world.”~Mahatma Gandhi   🌻Hello, sweet friend and Happy June!🌻     The expression “you don’t have to look very far to see how lucky you are “ took on a whole new meaning recently…     as Joe and I headed home from an out of town trip and…         discovered a hidden treasure. practically in our own backyard (how lucky is that!)                         The Elkton Community Education Center (ECEC)  is a 30 acre nature … Read the full blog post

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Kiss of Life

    “Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product.” -Eleanor Roosevelt   Hello…🧤     I had a really good week. How about you?       I got a clean bill of health this week at my doctors appointment and…     I might be getting a chicken!     Somehow both these things made me realize just how wonderful, special, and fragile life is. This week also marked the 3rd anniversary of moving to the Oregon coast. Let me rephrase…     This weekend marks the 3rd anniversary date that our California property opened escrow. I always remember … Read the full blog post

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Birdies, Bird House, & The Garden Lady

  ”I am more myself in a garden than anywhere else on earth.”~Doug Greene   👩‍🌾Hello…👩‍🌾   How was your week?         I spent a good part of the week outdoors specifically in my garden.      The weather has been a perfect combination of sunshine     and blue skies with large puffy clouds.     The more time I spend in the garden…     the more I’m convinced that gardens are for gardeners and for non gardeners alike.     A garden is the source of many experiences…     different satisfactions.     There is gardening and then… … Read the full blog post

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A California Spring Tea💐

  ”Laughter is an instant vacation”~Milton Berle   Hello…🌸   Since I’ve been out of town all week…I was tickled pink to receive an email from my  California girlfriend sharing a recent Spring Tea. The gals who attended are all dear former colleagues with an accumulative career spanning over 30 years. 💕                   Notes from my California girlfriend: “Sally had the tea at her beautiful home. She just kept bringing loads of delectable food.We had big scones first and were not ashamed that we ate them to the last crumb!  Of course … Read the full blog post

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And Now We Have May🌷

    ”Let all thy joys be as the month of May” ~Francis Quarles   🌷Hello, sweet friend…🌷     There was enough rain here in April to nourish the garden… I plan on using May to refresh my spirit…     focusing on all the joys in life.     As I look out the kitchen window I get a glimpse of how quickly everything is growing. very quickly     and…     all this gets me to thinking about time…     do you ever wonder where the time has gone?     In just a few short months I will have … Read the full blog post

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