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



Great Spangled Fritillary

Changing Seasons – October

Today on Thankful Thursday, I am participating in Cardinal Guzman's monthly photo challenge - The Changing Seasons. I am amazed how October flew by but as I look back at the month, I realize that I was very busy. From... Continue Reading →

Autumn Glow

I am a little late with my Thankful Thursday post but it's still Thursday in New Jersey. 🙂 My cousin from Germany made a very last minute visit to my home this week. Even though I had only a 24... Continue Reading →

Hacklebarney State Park - waterfall on the Black River Pianist Jon Schmidt - "Waterfall" on his piano

Garden Mirror

A mirror image at Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills, NJ. Mirror

Thankful Thursday: Summer at Last

Summer has finally arrived in New Jersey and I am so happy! I realize that even though my schedule is "lighter" during the summer, I am filling my days with time in my garden, summer outings, company and cookouts, family,... Continue Reading →

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens

Beautiful iris at the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens in Montclair, NJ.

Thankful Thursday: It’s Good to Be Home

  As hard as it was to leave my little grandson and his parents, I am thankful to be back home. It's been taking me a few days to get readjusted to Eastern Standard Time so this will be a... Continue Reading →

Longing for Spring

To view larger images, click on any picture. Weekly Photo Challenge: Rule of Thirds

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