Tag Archives: Roses

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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My Favorite Way to Celebrate my Birthday! Not Counting Anymore!

I can’t believe that I am this old! Celebrating another birthday this year I will have my favorite meal – steamers, lobster and corn on the cob. I love seafood of any kind but this is my favorite combination. I’d … 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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Summer is Racing Toward Us!

Here in New England we had a few days of heat in the 80’s and 90’s that felt like it was already summer! But today it is much cooler in the 50’s! The whole Memorial Day weekend is supposed to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day! Blessings to all Mothers out there!

I hope all mothers out there have a wonderful day. It’s your day – may all your loved ones make it special in every way! Each Mother’s Day I miss my mother even more. I wrote this poem many years … 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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Happy Valentine’s Day!

This year 2021 is so different than 2020. At least I hope it will be better and everyone will be well. Life will go on but in a different way. So many have lost their lives, so many have sacrificed … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprouting all over and soon it’ll be Summer!

This year (2020) has been a difficult year for everyone all over the world. Of course it has been harder for those who do not have a home or daily meals. I pray for anyone who is having a horrendous … Continue reading

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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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