A Soft Fragrant October Morning

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Fragrant and Lyrical The morning air is light with the fragrance of the flowers and heavy with the song of the birds.A wish has come true! I've had difficulty with plants beneath the dining room window at the brick patio. I get late day sun there and a lot of things have just not worked.  Angels Trumpetting Last year, I planted … [Read more...]

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Mexican Sage

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Beautiful Autumn Blooms   When we first moved to our home, there were several plants we could not identify. I knew we'd have to wait some time to find out just what they were - perhaps a year. That was the case with the Mexican Sage along the front walk of our home.  Autumn Surprise Then in late September I noticed buds on … [Read more...]

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Autumn Equinox

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Red Sky in the Morning   “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face." John DonneAs the sun was rising the color of the sky was a dusky pink. Whenever it is like this I think of my Dad. Being a Navy man he often quoted the rhyme, 'red sky in the morning, Sailor take warning...' The rhyme is usually … [Read more...]

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20 Breathtaking Roses {Curated Board for Hometalk}

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20 Breathtaking Roses for Your Garden! My Dear Ones, you know how much I just love roses! It was the La Marne Rose by the front porch of our house that drew my attention when we first looked at our home. So, I was extremely delighted when I was contacted to curate for you a board on roses at Hometalk. I found 20 breathtaking roses for … [Read more...]

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Beautiful Morning

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I love the sounds of the morning. The sounds of the water heating for coffee, Dearest's footfalls upstairs as he prepares for work, the birds singing, and even the silence. Each morning is such a gift - the familiar things and the surprises.  A Cause to Sing This is my big project this week! I'm transforming the dining room. I shared a … [Read more...]

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The June Garden

June Garden Journal

In my June Garden there's a pause. The exuberance of spring bulbs have passed as well as the first flush of roses, Iris, and Peonies. As the summer perennials prepare to bloom, I have a lot of cleaning to do.  I have been unable to tend to a number of garden chores - and it shows. There's a lot of dead-heading, weeding and general … [Read more...]

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Lavender and Summertime

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Quotes and Tea   I love having a framed chalkboard in my kitchen and I love finding quotes to write seasonally...there's so much scope for the imagination to share! I chose this quote by Charles Bowden ...it reflects the vibrancy of all things summer. There are several I could have used “I almost wish we were butterflies and … [Read more...]

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Serene Sunday

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE SERENE SUNDAY WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

Musings on a soft Sunday afternoon. The air has been unusually chilly these past couple of days. I thoroughly enjoyed it yesterday when I did some necessary garden cleaning. Several blooms are already past... Whereas many of you are experiencing your first rose blooms, Peony blooms, Iris blooms and such, much of mine has … [Read more...]

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Garden Party

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE GARDEN PARTY TENT

I went to a Garden Party.... several of our friends and neighbors gathered again for a lovely garden party at my friend Maria's home. I've shared her store, Rooms U Love with you a number of times as well as her home. Her garden is beautiful and the setting was quite lovely. It is always lovely to get together with friends and have such … [Read more...]

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Garden Tour

A DELIGHTSOME LIFE HOUSE AND GARDEN

The Not Your Mama's Garden Tour  at the Currey House also known as the Harley-Harris-Rives house a historic home in Sparta, Georgia. The Currey's Organic Farm Originally, Robert and Suzy Currey planned on creating their organic farm to provide food for themselves and for their children. Their Organic Farm Grew... Just as the … [Read more...]

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