In pursuit of discovering beauty in my daily adventure of being a mom of nine


Longwood Gardens

Happy 2020! and Merry Christmas too.

Glass ornament at Longwood Gardnes

March Square

Small silver cactus (Mammillaria geminispina) with small pink blooms in the Silver Garden in Longwood Garden's Conservatory. Participating in Becky's March Square challenge on this snowy day in New Jersey.

Let the Heavens be Glad and the Earth Rejoice

Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice let the sea and what fills it resound let the plains be joyful and all that is in them Then let all the trees of the forest rejoice. Psalm 96:11-12 Sing... Continue Reading →

Seasons at Longwood

If you have been a follower of my blog for a period of time, you will notice that many of my pictures feature the beautiful Longwood Gardens. Situated in the Brandywine Creek Valley in Pennsylvania, the 1,077 acre Longwood Gardens... Continue Reading →

Gratitude for 2016 and Looking Ahead at 2017

2016 was an incredibly full year. It was so chockful of events, surprises, joys, triumphs, celebrations, and adventures that I cannot even name them all in a blog post. I thought that maybe I could put together a Shutterfly photobook... Continue Reading →

Night of a 1,000 Lights

The Acacia Passage is lit up with beautiful lanterns during "Night of a 1,000 Lights" at Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA.

Thankful for my Life

Above: Tall Tickseed growing in the meadow garden at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. A bit of a late "Thankful Thursday" post - I will admit it. I love Facebook on my birthday. I have friends and relatives who live all... Continue Reading →

September: Flower Portrait

In September, Jude from the earth laughs in flowers asks us to showcase a flower that we are particularly fond of or one that is unusual. When Jude posted an unusual turquoise flower on her blog, I immediately thought of... Continue Reading →

Thankful Thursday: Water

Above: The delightful expression on my grandson's face as he discovers this children's fountain at Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania. Yesterday, I came home from work and discovered that we had no running water. The cause - a water main break... Continue Reading →

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