The Delight of Roses

You love the roses – so do I. I wishThe sky would rain down roses, as they rainFrom off the shaken bush. Why will it not?Then all the valley would be pink and whiteAnd soft to tread on. They would fall as lightAs feathers, smelling sweet: and it would beLike...

Geraniums

Geraniums are always cheering – all kinds of geraniums, whether the dainty scented types or the bursting red garden ones. Years ago I found a poem that helps me maintain an attitude of contentment… since I have often overwintered my geraniums in the...

Schooling Ones Heart

schooltimeI have always enjoyed the September beginnings. It reminds me of new books and new beginnings. It is probably more of a “new year” in my mind than January 1st.One book I best loved as a child was “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson...

Tree Gazing

I added Points of Light to the side bar, it has the most uplifting photos and comments. Pictures of trees, of lighthouses, of soul calming scenes of beauty.I changed my bedroom around on the suggestion from my husband ( and much needed muscle power to mover the...