Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gift #324: Butterflies

Yesterday I showed some pictures of the flowers in bloom at Indy’s Gardens.  Today we’ll look at flowers that fly – butterflies.  Every year from April to September, our conservatory overflows with lots of plants, ponds, and butterflies.  You can … Continue reading

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Gift #323: Gardens

Today my family spent some time together at the White River Gardens, Conservatory, and Zoo.  We went to admire the butterflies who come to the conservatory each spring and summer.  And of course we wanted to stroll through the gardens … Continue reading

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Gift #322: Signs of spring

Today I thought I’d share some signs of spring from some pictures that I took in Zionsville over the past weekend.  They were from a garden by the side of the road and the flowers were beautiful.  I love spring! … Continue reading

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Gift #321: Flying acrobat

This weekend I went up to Zionsville.  The gardens are starting to come to life again and the trees are in bloom.  Birds are busy flitting from trees to feeders and back again.  And then I spied this unusual “furry … Continue reading

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Gift #320: A lunch companion

Yesterday I enjoyed my lunch break outside.  Our tables and chairs have been returned to the courtyard so I’ve been taking advantage of the fresh air as often as possible.  It was a glorious, bright sunshiny day yesterday, with a … Continue reading

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Gift #319: A Dog’s Love

In loving you, I am forever changed.  1995-2006 In the summer of 1995, my family drove to Arkansas from central Texas to pick out a puppy for my brother, we were both in junior high.  He had done really well … Continue reading

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Gift #318: Briar Rose Fibers

Today I’d like to showcase some of the yarns I bought from Briar Rose Fibers at the Greencastle Fiber Event.  They are one of the most popular vendors at the show and they are among my favorite independent yarn artists … Continue reading

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Gift #317: Fiber Fest

Today was a highly anticipated day because it was the day of the great Fiber Fest, held at the Putnam County Fairgrounds.  This marked my second year to attend.  It’s such a big occasion that it warrants taking a vacation … Continue reading

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Gift #316: Tulip Trees

I can’t promise that this will be the only post about tulip trees (in fact, I can pretty much guarantee it won’t be) but I’m so excited to have found a couple of trees that I can photograph.  Most of … Continue reading

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Gift #315: Blooms of white

I think white flowers are so lovely.  They look luminescent and seem to glow with an inner light all their own.  I’m especially fond of moon gardens, which are filled with white blooms to best reflect the light of the moon … Continue reading

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