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Gift #1133: Insects and Flowers

Insects and flowers go together so brilliantly – like ice cream and waffle cones, or like bare feet and grass,  or watermelon and picnics.  They are such happy little summer vignettes.  Just the thought of happy little insects buzzing from … Continue reading

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Gift #1102: Reflections on O’Fallon Perennials

Hello all!  I hope you had a great week and a restful Saturday.  I spent mine bringing autumn into the house.  I’m now surrounded with pumpkins, fall leaves, twinkle lights, and an excess of raffia.  Fall is my favorite season … Continue reading

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Gift #1012: Hudson Gardens

I hope you all have been enjoying the weekend.  We had lovely weather here and I spent the majority of the day at Eagle Creek park, one of my happy places in Indy.  Today  I wanted to share one of … Continue reading

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Gift #994: Spring Joys

One of the most beautiful events of spring here in the Midwest is the blooming of our tulip trees.  These are actually in the magnolia family and are called tulip trees because of the shape of their blossoms.  They’re not … Continue reading

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Gift #911: Autumn Garden

How quickly time passes once we reach the latter half of the year.  I can scarcely believe that we are several days into November!  My beloved October passed all too quickly and part of me does not even believe it’s … Continue reading

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Gift #889: Healing Garden

When we were in Cincinnati, we were able to visit Krohn’s Conservatory again since we had some time before the art museum opened.  This is a quaint conservatory that was quite popular during the turn of the century.  It has … Continue reading

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Gift #883: Butterfly Sighting

It’s been slim pickens for butterfly viewing for most of the summer, so I was really happy to spot some a couple when we were out yesterday roaming around gardens. There’s a large park as part of the Art Museum … Continue reading

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Gift #873: Krohn Conservatory

While in Cincinnati, my mom and I had an opportunity to visit Krohn Conservatory.  We had been here once before a couple of years ago and enjoyed their gardens.  It quickly became one of the most popular attractions in Cinci … Continue reading

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Gift #863: Conservatories

Well at this rate, we’re going to be in December before I finish posting all the wonderful experiences from Denver that I had planned to share with you!  There’s so much as I go through my photos and remembrances of … Continue reading

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Gift #854:

Today was the day when what I dream for all year finally comes true.  Whenever I am stressed or tired or afraid, I retreat here in my mind.  (I spend a lot of time at this spot in my daydreams … Continue reading

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