Category Archives: Nature

Patience Pays Off!

You cannot expect miracles to happen overnight. Be patient, be loving, and little by little the change you seek will come. Leon Brown I was absolutely delighted this morning when I went outside to find that my eyeliner lilies were … Continue reading

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Thank God for the Givers!

There are two kinds of people in the world: givers and takers. The takers may eat better, but the givers sleep better. Marlo Thomas The world is made up of givers and takers. At some time we have all given … Continue reading

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What a Day!!

This morning I woke up much earlier than I normally do on Saturday.  No sleeping in when you have a mountain to climb! Well, maybe not quite a mountain, but a very significant hill out here in the beautiful Black … Continue reading

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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow; Gather the roses of life today. – Pierre de Ronsard

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Flower of the Day Challenge

Here is my entry for the Flower of the Day Challenge. I love it when my iris start blooming. I have a variety of colors, so every day or two I get to see new blooms.

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Blur

 Einstein, in the special theory of relativity, proved that different observers, in different states of motion, see different realities.  ~ Leonard Susskind   The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge for this week is “blur”.  We are directed in this challenge to, “…keep your … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrasts

The WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge this week is Contrasts.  To meet this week’s challenge, I chose photos that I took in Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Disney’s Epcot and Disney’s Art of Animation Resort. The first photo could be considered a study in contrasts … Continue reading

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What a difference a day (or two) makes!

Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. ~Jim Carrey If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring

Ah, spring!  It’s been a long time coming this year.  I’m sliding in at the very last minute to this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge which is Spring.  I couldn’t resist the chance to show off some of my favorite spring flowers and … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

In my entry for this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge, there is a hippo looking out from the inside of its enclosure.  The topic for this week’s challenge is “Inside”.   I love the way the hippo is surrounded by fish … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishes for Warmer Weather!

I KNOW I’m not the only one longing for springtime temperatures and an end to the seemingly eternal winter that has descended upon a large part of the country!  On one of our all too fleeting warm days last week, … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

You must learn day by day, year by year to broaden your horizon.  The more things you love, the more you are interested in, the more you enjoy, the more you are indignant about, the more you have left when … Continue reading

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