Category Archives: flowers

Rose of Sharon Bushes and other flowers are Glorious!

I love taking photos of our 17 Rose of Sharon Bushes around our yard. They are especially gorgeous this year with all the rain and then the heat. They are surviving better than I am. I feel like I am … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers in Bloom!

I love sharing my flowers when they are in bloom. This year has been a strange summer so far – lots of rain, heat and then cooler temps. We haven’t had much time to go out and sit and enjoy … Continue reading

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So Much Rain – No Cookouts – Flowers doing well!

We have had so much rain the past two weeks that we haven’t been able to have our usual cookouts and enjoy our deck. Sigh! I wish we could send all the rain to other parts of the country that … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 22nd Anniversary!

I was surprised at 10:00 am with a gorgeous bouquet of colorful roses of different colors from my thoughtful husband! I love it! I wrote a poem for him. Wow, time sure does fly! We celebrated our 22nd anniversary recently … Continue reading

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Warm Weather & Rain Bring More Flowers!

We had a whole weekend of rain for Memorial Day. It wasn’t a fun time for those who wanted to finally get large groups together for cookouts. We had a cook in. The day after the long weekend the weather, … Continue reading

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Spring is Showing Signs of Life Again!

My husband and I took an enjoyable walk around the neighborhood again in between the rainy and cooler days we have had recently. It was good to get out and about. I began my day with a surprise double egg … Continue reading

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There’s a Feeling of spring in the Air!

Happy spring!! Our weather here in New England is finally getting warming! I love it! The snow is just about gone. There’s just a little in our backyard. The pond in the back or our house is still looking bleak … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

I hope you will have a lovely day today whether you receive chocolates, flowers or books. Please treat yourself to any of the items below if your sweetheart forgets. Oops, he better not! Always remember – you are special, you … Continue reading

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Getting out a little – Taking a Walk Around the Neighborhood!

Some days I feel cooped up and want to get out. Since we can’t travel very far I like to take a 2-3 mile walk around the neighborhood. That’s what my husband and I did today. The weather was beautiful, … Continue reading

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Rose of Sharon Bushes are in Bloom but Barely!

Below is a post I wrote last year in August of 2019 when our Rose of Sharon bushes were blooming profusely. This year, however, in 2020 the blooms are sparse, sad to say. Here are some samples of the bushes … Continue reading

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