Monthly Archives: February 2015

Lollipops and Doughnuts…What Grows in Your Garden?

      Dear Reader: Monday Mollie, Rutledge, and I went into the gift shop…┬áSimple to Sublime so I could buy two copies of this book (above) for Rutledge and Eva Cate. I also left their names so the author, … Continue reading

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The Bee and the Memory Book

  Dear Reader: When dementia attacked mother….it did so gradually and subtly. At seventy she attended a cousin’s reunion and I later got a telephone call from one of the cousins asking me if something was wrong with Lucille. She … Continue reading

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“The Valley of Love and Delight”…

  Dear Reader: This picture of the valley and town of Hendersonville from Mt. Pinnacle….Honey and Mike’s home… is truly worthy of this line ” the valley of love and delight” …lyrics from the wonderful song… “Simple Gifts“/”Tis’ the Gift … Continue reading

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A New “Word” from the Word…

  Dear Reader: By now most of you know that I am fascinated with words…especially new words….give me a new term, like “possibilitarian,” and I am happy the whole day with all the new “possibilities” that this word implies. A … Continue reading

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The Day Grace Arrived…The Best “Valentine” of All!

  Dear Reader: I took this picture when Jackson, Brooke, and I visited Honey and Mike in the mountains last October…fog was descending on “Honey’s” mountain on this late fall afternoon ….it was so beautiful it took my breath away. … Continue reading

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Simply Me…Enjoying Life

  Dear Reader: Excuse me if today’s blog is short…but so is the last of the warm weather for awhile…and I hear the ‘sirens‘ luring me outside even as I type…before the wind changes direction…coming in from the north bringing … Continue reading

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To Nurture is to “Nature”…

  Dear Reader: I think the word “nature” should be a verb, as well as, a noun. We should all take time to “nature” each day…for our body, heart, and soul. Especially for healing… I am typing with a “crick” … Continue reading

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“I Dwell in Possibility”…

  Dear Reader: This line in the title, many of you recognize, from one of my favorite poets…Emily Dickinson. Even though I am certainly not a recluse, like Dickinson, her time spent writing, imagining, and gardening do hit a similar … Continue reading

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We Must be Whole…Before We Can Love Wholly…

  Dear Reader: It has taken me a lifetime to realize that what one generation of parents bestows in wisdom on the next (in a continuous cycle) is true. “You have got to love yourself…before you can love another…wholly.” Personally … Continue reading

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Blue Skies and Daisy Eyes…

  Dear Reader: I could hardly wait to get home from church yesterday, jump in some “garden” clothes and get my hands in that dirt. Why? Besides the gorgeous weather…I had found these daisies in a box at┬áTractor & Supply…and … Continue reading

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