gardens, joy, flowers, poetry

Garden Goodness

Garden Goodness ~ garden goodness flows flowers, fairies, rocks and streams dancing in my dreams ~ I had a little garden adventure before I left town. This was taken at our local Botanical Gardens of the Ozarks, one of my favorite places to enjoy some flower and nature goodness. They feature a wonderful variety of…

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rain, gardens, poetry

Rain Gardens

Rain Gardens   For the second month, we are having high volumes of rain. My flowers, bushes and grass are thriving. Mowing seems to be my occupation and I’m starting to feel the impact of the weather like when I lived in Portland. After a certain number of days without sunshine, I start to feel…

Ancient trees, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 206

This week Awesome Stories brings you magic gardens, grace, cosmic perspective, beauty, mastery and love. Magic Gardens This is a wonderful story of a teacher who nurtured her vision to create a place of learning and community in what was once a barren school lot. When asked why she wanted to work at Oakland School,…

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A Romp Through My Garden Jungle

Every day my garden looks more like a jungle. As you can see from the pictures, my garden is not super neat with vegetables in neat rows and spaces. I’ve been adding beds and plants piecemeal ever since I moved in 3 years ago. Believe it or not, when I bought it, there were only…

Garden Delights, poetry

Garden Delights

Garden Delights   blossoms in springtime vibrant colors exploding aroma of joy ~ ~ We’ve had an exceptionally wet month that has brought a surge of growth. To celebrate the explosion of colors, growth and aromas in my garden, I wrote my first Haiku. And here are some photos from my stroll through my happy…

Finding and Growing Beauty

Finding and Growing Beauty

Finding beauty is mostly a matter of looking for it. We are blessed to live in a beautiful, abundant world. The question is whether we are looking for beauty. Or are we too busy, distracted, or hiding within our fears and hurts? Today I am marveling at the cool crisp weather with lovely temperatures, low…