Sitting

  “Sitting in your garden is a feat to be worked at with unflagging determination and single-mindedness – for what gardener worth his salt sits down.  I am deeply committed to sitting in the garden.”  -  Mirabel Osler I love providing places to sit in the garden. I was quite delighted when I saw this Bistro set at IKEA … [Read more...]

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Winter White Tea

window seat winter white tea

Waiting For Snow This afternoon the buzz in Georgia is snow. I just heard that we're now under an official Winter Storm Watch. It's amazing to realize that as the bright sunny days are being changed over with the coming clouds that the landscape outside my window can look drastically different. I am looking forward to it! I grew up in southern … [Read more...]

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Sisters

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Musings on the Blessings of Sisters   'You know full well as I do the value of sisters' affections: There is nothing like it in the world.' Charlotte Bronte My dear sisters when they came last weekend to celebrate my surprise birthday - brought some very lovely gifts - tonight I am musing about the blessing of having two such … [Read more...]

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A Quiet Fall Morning

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An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. ~ Henry David Thoreau When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love. Marcus Aurelius Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden … [Read more...]

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Autumnal

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A Poetic Time of the Year I gravitate toward warm, fragrant spices during the cool Autumn weather. I made Gingerbread as a treat and topped them with Cinnamon Spiced Sauteed Apples. Then to top that off, I warmed and drizzled the Crabapple Jelly...Now I'm leisurely enjoying a slice while musing on the beauties of Autumn. I love this poem, it … [Read more...]

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The Angel’s Trumpet

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  Beautiful Thoughts to begin the week: Dearest brought in a blossom from his Angel's Trumpet bush. Oh, my! It's fragrance is heavenly! This is a bush that we've planted alongside the street on the hill - it is a late bloomer compared to others we've seen. It is worthy to be moved closer - and to open windows when it is in bloom. Sometimes I … [Read more...]

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Everyone Should

I do a lot of dreaming while enjoying tea in a lovely teacup

Follow Your Dreams... I have this recurring dream - or elements in a dream of a place - so real that when I dream and this place is in my dream  - it's always the same. I dream there are secret, unused rooms in my home. There's a secret door that leads up a stairway to a set of rooms, some filled with furniture and stuff - lots of stuff. … [Read more...]

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A Day of Rest

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Easy and rejuvenating tips to begin your week I have been working very hard to renovate our kitchen. There are two main reasons. It's our kitchen a hub of daily activity... Company is coming This coming weekend is Family Reunion for our family - a big gathering of my husband's father's family. BIG. Darling Daughter has a friend coming … [Read more...]

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Fog and a Faux Fall Morning

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The Unseasonable South We're in another season of rain in Georgia - Yesterday, Dearest was at his parent's farm helping the family prepare for our annual Family Reunion. Usually it is so hot and dry, yesterday they were happy to get the clean up done despite the rain! I spent the day indoors painting in the kitchen. I think I could paint in my … [Read more...]

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B is for Bliss

  Creating Your Summer Bliss In the 1999 and the 2000 issues of Victoria magazine a 'Bliss Team' was created - Tricia Foley, Leslie George, Nancy Lindemeyer, Susan Maher and Robin Reiser. "Be Happy. It's one way of being wise" ~Collette Planning Your Bliss First up in the morning... "Put aside a pretty cup Some Irish … [Read more...]

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