Category Archives: flowers

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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Vacation in Madeira and Lisbon Portugal!

VACATION IN BEAUTIFUL MADEIRA AND LISBON PORTUGAL! Traveling to Madeira took all day since it is five hours ahead of us here in the USA. We left at 2:00 pm for our 6:40 pm flight on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming!

SUMMER IS COMING! As I take my daily walks, well almost every day, I notice more and more flowers are reaching out to the sun and blooming and showing off their myriad colors of the rainbow. I feel myself coming … Continue reading

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Flowers are everywhere!

FLOWERS ARE EVERYWHERE! I love all kinds of flowers and revel in their beauty! Each time I go out for a walk I frantically snap every flower I happen to see. This drives my poor husband crazy. Sigh! Below are … Continue reading

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Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood!

Now that spring is finally here every day is a beautiful day to me in the the neighborhood! My husband and I try to walk every day 2-3 miles, sometimes more, around the neighborhood. On this particular trip I took … Continue reading

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Where has time gone?

Days, weeks, months and years seem to be flying by! As we get older that is how it feels. I put in some of my flowers that are still beautiful to cheer you up as you think about getting older. … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers & Dragonflies Too!

I can’t believe it’s August already! Where did the summer go? I have been busy with cookouts, parties, birthdays and such. Being so active has made days fly by quicker. I need to slow it all down. How about you? … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers and Fun Times & Happy Fourth of July!

Now that I am back from my Sicily vacation I can enjoy the beauty right here at home. Here are the flowers on our back deck before I left on June 10th and now on July 2nd. I did add … Continue reading

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Wonderful Trip to Sicily!

Beautiful Sicily! Buon Giorno! Buon Sera! Buona Notte! Well, I am finally home and back to blogging, email, writing and all the rest of the stuff that I do daily. I enjoyed the time away and the welcome break to … Continue reading

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