Wednesday’s Flower Gallery

March 27, 2019

A little bit of sunshine… To cheer your day. Maybe you have the same view as I do of grey clouds and rain. Or maybe you don’t have a view of the sun and sky from wherever you are. Or maybe you need just a little extra cheer to brighten things up. Let this bright burst of yellow change your day into something more brilliant and cheerful.

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March 13, 2019

A blooming bud is the start of… Something new, Something beautiful, Something colorful, Something to ponder about, Something to be thankful for.

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February 27, 2019

Stopping to admire… This pink beauty that looks like a starburst here on earth is the perfect way to break from the craziness of the day; to feel the joy of life that surrounds us. To experience it, though, it takes effort. You have to pause, breathe and take it in. I hope that you stop often and create lots of moments to do just that: bring in the joy of life by pausing, breathing and taking i...

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February 13, 2019

Today, take a moment… Or two to focus only on this vibrant bloom. Allow yourself to let go of every other thought and worry you may have, if just for a moment. Then know it’s there any time you want to come back to it again to breath deeply and let it wash all of your thoughts andworries away, if just for a moment in time.

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January 30, 2019

It seems odd to be staring at… This bright coral bloom in the desert, yet in my peripheral vision all I see is grey sky and snow here in the Northeast. How it warms me inside, though outside it’s quite cold and blustery. How wonderful, that it can transport me to a place so distant from where I am. What a gift to be given; of being in the moment drinking up this fascinating coral flower and ...

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January 16, 2019

Did it originate in Ireland or Chile?… Luckily for me it grows in Dublin, Ireland where I was visiting the lovely National Botanical Gardens, but it’s actually from Chili. Off in the distance it caught my eye. Once seen, I dreamed of having it in my own gardens, but that is not to be since it doesn’t grow in my Zone 5. Instead, I will daydream upon this five-petaled violet bloom from a dist...

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January 2, 2019

Happy New Year! What will your year look like? Will you pause more to breathe and enjoy? Will you look for moments that take your breath away? Are you hoping to live your best year ever?!? Let’s start if off with some fireworks, earthly ones that is, to celebrate being alive and all of the wonderful things to come.

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December 19, 2018

Take a moment… To breathe. Be thankful. Repeat (many times). Now breathe again and take in nature’s beauty.

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December 5, 2018

A burst of red… Like fireworks exploding to bring in the holiday season against a green, leafy “sky”. The holidays are such a busy and hectic time, so here’s to taking a moment to breathe and take in the awe and beauty of nature and life.

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November 28, 2018

Flowers elude romanticism… And this flower, especially, has a mysteriousness and elegance that entices me and alights my imagination. I think about its long life dating back to its known origin from the Song Dynasty of 960-1279 AD. Crazy! To me, there is so much history and romance, which conjures all sorts of mysterious questions of its existence. This flower’s origins allow me to let go of...

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