Tag Archives: nature

Gift #1129: Wildflowers

There are few things in this world more enchanting to me than woodland wildflowers.  Ok, maybe pumpkins and moss…. it’s a toss-up with those three.  But wildflowers are right up on the top of the list, especially right now when … Continue reading

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Gift #1128: April Art Bead Scene Challenge

I hope you’ve all been having a good April.  Spring finally has come to my neck of the woods.  We’re in my favorite phase of spring – in which the trees flower.  The magnolia trees are at their peak and … Continue reading

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Gift #1127: Of Flowers and Feet

Earlier this year I posted about how difficult winter was for me and my plan to spur spring into action by knitting socks… floral inspired socks, no less.  I figured if I could make spring fall from my knitting needles, … Continue reading

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Gift #1104: Walk through late summer

It’s been a long, difficult week for sure.  And after a week like that there’s only two things to do:  cover the situation in prayer and head for the woods.  Time in the forest is one of the most rejuvenating … 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 #1101: Mountain trecks through well worn paths

Hello again from the other side of many travels.  This is my first full week at home in several weeks and I’m still getting used to it.  While I adjust I’ve been spending lots of time looking through my photos … Continue reading

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Gift #1097: Garden Whimsy

Hello again!  I’m hoping by August to become a bit more consistent with my blog posts.  There’s not much hope for the rest of July though.  I’ve been thinking about what to write for the next post and had been … Continue reading

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Gift #1095: In bloom

In the last post, I showed you pictures of the Alpine Gardens at Vail.  Today, I’d like to highlight some of the individual plants.  I took lots of pictures and want to keep sharing them with you.  And it’s nice … Continue reading

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Gift #1094: Alpine Gardens

I do hope you will excuse my absence on the blog front recently.  Life got busy, I got tired, and then I was out of town for a while on a business conference.   I was able to return to my … Continue reading

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Gift #1092: Walking through time

Today I thought I’d share some photos from my favorite trail in Indiana.  This is always the first hike my mom and I do when we arrive at Spring Mill.  It’s a short jaunt down the hill from the lodge, … Continue reading

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