Tag Archives: flowers

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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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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Signs that spring is finally here!

SIGNS THAT SPRING IS FINALLY HERE! The weather here in New England, USA is still a little cool – 50’s. This is a vast improvement over a week ago when we had snow and 30 degree temps. My husband and … Continue reading

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Love is in the Air! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love is in the Air! Happy Valentine’s Day! Can you feel the love in the air? We are surrounded by things in red, purple, 💕 💐 and Valentines. Everything is over commercialized. Flowers I have received from my wonderful husband over the … 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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