Monthly Archives: February 2016

“Not Knowing When the Dawn will Come I Open Every Door”

Dear Reader: I love Emily Dickinson’s works but I think I would change one word in this quote….from door to window. “Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every window.” Sunday morning I was up early and had … Continue reading

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The Sun’s Treasure Hunt in the Garden

Dear Reader: It just so happened that the timing was perfect yesterday morning to capture the sun’s first rays hitting the yard and the garden. It was breath-taking. The word that kept coming to mind to describe this early morning … Continue reading

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“The Question is not What You look at but What You See”

Dear Reader: It was Henry David Thoreau  who said: “The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” No truer words were ever spoken. After my cousins left Thursday to return home, I returned to Simple to Sublime … Continue reading

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“Ah…the Pirates’ Life for Me”

Dear Reader: Marcia and Susan physically left yesterday but I can still feel their spirit and presence within my home. We let decades go by without seeing each other and yet we took up each other’s thoughts and sentences as … Continue reading

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“The Only Person You are Destined to Become is the Person You Decide to Be”

Dear Reader: Over the past two days Marcia, Susan, and I have had time to start peeling back the layers of past events in our lives to reveal what connects us as cousins….the blood-line of similar values. We shared lots … Continue reading

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Picket Fences, Azaleas and Spring in the Lowcountry

Dear Reader: I love picket fences!  As you know I have a white moon gate and two white picket fences in the garden. Confederate jasmine grows on the fences and moon flowers grow on the gate. I am in heaven … Continue reading

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Kindness Colors the World with Happiness

Dear Reader: When I was going through the mail Sunday catching up from being gone last week….here was this wonderful thank you card from Gin-g. Gin-g’s birthday was January 31 and Honey’s is coming up on the fifth of March … Continue reading

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