Thankful Thursday: New Life

I am so thankful for my precious new grandson who was born last weekend, pictured here with his beautiful mother. If you would like to share your version of “Thankful Thursday” (photos or text or both) today or in the future, you can link your post to my post on Thursdays in the comments section.…

Thankful Thursday: Baby Kisses

For the past month and a half, my daughter, her husband, and my little grandson have been staying here in New Jersey. Soon they will be boarding a plane back to their home 2,400 miles away. I am already struggling with the thought of a very sad and teary goodbye, so to be honest, when…

Thankful Thursday: Motherhood

Above is a symbol of motherhood given to me by my children. I have been a mother for nearly 29 years, but seeing my daughter with her newborn brings those first weeks and months of motherhood back like they were yesterday. Everything new. Everything scary. Everything hard. Everything tiring. But everything wonderful and magical while…

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Thankful Thursday: My Tripod

Yesterday, I visited beautiful Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. I have visited many times before but each time I visit, the Gardens feature something new and different with the changing of the seasons. When I visit Longwood Gardens, I try to remember to take my tripod for my camera, but that is not always…

Muse

You make me happy when skies are grey… My garden is a constant source of inspiration. Being surrounded by green and growing things has such a calming effect on me. Often times when my mind and spirit are troubled, I find myself in my garden even on cloudy, overcast, and soft misty days. Somehow being…