Monthly Archives: May 2015

Gift #823: Spring Forest

When I visited Spring Mill in February, everything looked like this. Less than three months later…   Everything is draped in a carpet of emerald.  Never doubt for one moment that we live in a world of miracles.  Every seasonal … Continue reading

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Gift #822: Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms and grandmothers today!  I hope that you were all surrounded by love and joy of family, and that your memories were sweet of those who could not be physically with you. My mom … Continue reading

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Gift #821: Surprise on a walk

Last week while taking a walk in the neighborhood, my attention was drawn to a wad of dried weeds laying dejected at the base of a tree.  I stopped to examine it, thinking it might be something exciting.  As I … Continue reading

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Gift #820: Garden Trip

Know you what today is?  (That’s in my best Yoda impersonation).  Yep, today is Star Wars day.  To be truthful I didn’t even know we had a Star Wars day.  Why is today the given day of celebration?  After a … Continue reading

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Gift #819: Lilacs

“Still grows the vivacious lilac a generation after the door and lintel and the sill are gone, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring”  – Henry David Thoreau This quote reminded me of a unique experience I had in one of … Continue reading

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Gift #818: May Flowers

I guess the old adage is true – May does bring flowers.  We’ve had a lovely parade of trees blooming – it is now the crabapples’ turn to shine.   Many perennials are putting out shoots and blooms and garden centers … Continue reading

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