Category Archives: flowers

Summer Flowers Part 2!

I promised to share my photos of all 18 Rose of Sharon bushes in my yard. Here is the link to a previous post of them beginning to flower. Now for the updated version of the flowering. Boy, this sounds … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers – Hydrangeas and Rose of Sharon Bushes!

I hope you are having a wonderful summer or whatever season you are in wherever you live. Our weather here in New England USA has been in the high 80’s and low 90’s hot, humid and now it’s cooling down … Continue reading

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Summer is Here!

Where has June gone? Is it almost over! Summer is here in New England USA and all the flowers are opened to welcome her. I can’t take enough photos of all the beauty around the yard and in the neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Spring is Bursting out all over!

I recently took a walk around my neighborhood and snapped some photos of all the signs of spring bursting out all over. I hope you enjoy them. Happy spring! The weather here in New England has been rainy nearly every … Continue reading

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Interview with Authors HL Carpenter!

Please help me welcome, Helen and Lorri Carpenter, to Jemsbooks Blog Segment, Interview an Author. HL Carpenter  (Helen and Lorri) Thank you for coming today, Helen and Lorri. Hello, Janice! So happy to meet you! Thanks for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Is Summer Almost Over?

IS SUMMER ALMOST OVER? Here in the East in New England, USA, it has been a hot summer with intermittent rain storms, then a cool spell, but now once again we are getting some humid days. But looking around I … Continue reading

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Rose of Sharon Bushes are in Bloom!

ROSE OF SHARON BUSHES ARE IN BLOOM! I love this time of year when my Rose of Sharon bushes begin blooming. Once they begin to bloom there is no stopping them. They are just gorgeous. Here are some photos I … Continue reading

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Summer heat and glorious flowers!

This summer is supplying heat and lots of humidity but along with that come the flowers in all their glory. Here are some of the flowers in our yard. With a few rainstorms in between they have managed to stay … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – 70th!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! 🎂 🎁  I can’t believe I am now 70 YEARS OLD! Yikes! Where did the years go? There have been ups and downs but I am still here and kicking strong! My husband surprised me with a … Continue reading

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There is No Place Like Home!

THERE IS NO PLACE LIKE HOME! Now that we are back home it has been an adjustment due to the time changes, food, environment, elevation, etc. We are still trying to get into a regular schedule of sleeping and eating. … Continue reading

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