Category: Moments of Wonder

Rain

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. ~ Langston Hughes ~ January tumbled into February and brought nighttime thundershowers, and daytime downpours of rain. The ground is saturated, and the forecast holds more days of rain.  But I don’t…

Waiting for a Garden

Spring brings warm breezes, longer days and time spent outdoors. And for this I am grateful as I have been waiting for a garden. Last summer after removing nondescript shrubs and a multitude of Liriope from the garden beds, I purchased plants at an end-of-summer sale. I referred to the tags while placing them leaving…

Spring in the Winter Garden

Yes, March is here! Snow, rain, high winds and nighttime temperatures in the 20’s. This  is my first March living in the mountains of North Carolina, so I didn’t know what to expect, but, no surprises. It’s the same March weather I experienced in Connecticut. Spring did tease us with a few warm days but she…

December 31, 2016

Another gift: waking up to a beautiful sunrise on the last day of the year. Was it a sign of good things to come? One year ends, another begins. Out with the old, in with the new. A new year symbolizes hope. It gives us the chance to start over and set goals. We look…

Danielle’s Art

In this week’s photo challenge Lignum Draco inspires us to respond to the theme, “vivid”. Usually I share photos of my gardens and flowers, but this time my photo is one of my daughter, Danielle’s, paintings. Click on image to enlarge. I love the vivid colors in her painting: Sunset. Danielle’s art is influenced by…

Happy Valentine’s Day

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery The Little Prince I have always loved handmade cards, frames, photo books, scrapbooks, baskets, bookmarks, paintings, pictures, jewelry and sculptures. Special people…