Monthly Archives: April 2019

“Great Day in the Morning!”

Dear Reader: Yesterday morning I woke up to more surprises in the garden than ever before…all I could think of was the old expression “Great Day in the Morning!” It, literally, was a great start to the morning…a great way … Continue reading

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Barbecue Blessings…

Dear Reader: Haven’t we all witnessed a scene where we thought we might be of help to someone who could use a helping hand or a friend… but held back because we were afraid to take the initiative or concerned … Continue reading

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Finding our “Land of Counterpane”

Dear Reader: When Jan Karon’s Mitford series became such a hit ( New York best sellers) lots of attention was thrust on this author….to the point where she finally had to leave Blowing Rock, North Carolina (her own Mitford) to … Continue reading

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“Heaven Help! and Glory Be!”

Dear Reader: Yesterday we were supposed to get some rain but instead we got wind…lots and lots of wind. Since we really needed the rain…I had to get out and water the garden… thus the “wet” look on the title … Continue reading

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“The Grace to Gather”

Dear Reader: I walked over to the side fence by the garden yesterday to check on the newly planted morning glories and the luscious smell of honeysuckle enveloped me. Puzzled…I walked around the little fence and sure enough, on the … Continue reading

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“Go and Be Like the Butterfly”

Dear Reader: Cynthia’s favorite saying to her husband, Father Tim, when he got restless was always “Go and Be like the Butterfly.” (and/or moth :)) After Father Tim officially retired from being the rector at the small Episcopal chapel (The … Continue reading

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“The South Will Rise Again”…in the Garden!

(HannahsHand- Summerville Gift/Etsy) Dear Reader: Today was the day that the sense of smell came alive in the garden…the gardenias are just about to bloom, the honeysuckle out front is so olfactorily¬†scrumptious you want to eat it, the magnolia is … Continue reading

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