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The Tuesday View August 22

The sunflowers along the back have begun to bloom, Helianthus annuus  ‘Lemon Queen’ and ‘Italian White’ are to the left with a packet of mixed that look like they are all a variety used for the cut flower trade, not what I expected. 239 more words

My Photos

seeing green

it’s no secret that i’m obsessed with plants and greenery. growing up on the south coast i loved to see the hardy plantlife at the beach; when we lived in nigeria we grew passion fruit and edible flowers. 136 more words

Interior Design

Eclipse glimpse and shadows

It was not a full eclipse where I was, but we did see some of the crescent-like shadows from the trees.

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

Last week we explored Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park located in Grand Rapids Township, Michigan. If you love nature then this is the perfect place to visit and take many pictures! 220 more words

Europe - Part 3: Munich

The last stop of my Europe summer tour was in Munich, Germany. Each one of these three places has its own charm. Barcelona had architecture, sangrias, and tortillas. 578 more words


Suffering for my art...

Bright, flat daytime light is possibly some of the worst light for capturing images.   It makes for pleasant walking conditions, especially when there is a breeze, but capturing images – it can be a nightmare.   84 more words


End of summer gardens; lessons in life

I haven’t written much about my gardens this year. It has been a rough, slow start for most of them. My breast cancer slowed me down in the spring when I should have been tending to their new growth, the continual sprummer rain and darkness on beds that were planted for dryness and sun mooshed, damaging hail storms shredded, and, to be honest, my husband and I have been having too much darn fun every Sunday off the property when I normally would be putzing out there. 254 more words

Life Inspirations