Exhausted

I write with one arm underneath the keyboard, too lazy to get a hot water bottle for my sore wrist. The heat penetrates to the aching bones it feels good to rest without a toddler a teen toddler and a brooding young man. Life being what it is becomes a hassle not worth discussing. I…

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Everyday Inspiration, Day Five: Hook ‘Em With a Quote

“However many years she lived, Mary always felt that 'she should never forget that first morning when her garden began to grow'.” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden   One of Girlie's first favorite videos was The Secret Garden. She would watch the robin and say "burrd eek-eek-ekk." I had forgotten about The Secret…

Everyday Inspiration, Day Two: Write a List

Things I Like Flowers: Rudbeckia, Coneflower, Monardia, Sunflowers (brown and yellow), Hostas, Morning Glories, Chrysanthemum, Gerber Daisy, Poppies, Calendula, Butterfly Bush, Balsam, Mullein, Goldenrod, Four O'clocks, Periwinkle, Balloon Flower, Thistle, Bachelor's Buttons, Columbine, Daylily, Goldenrod, Hen and Chicks, Hollyhock, Iris, Sedum, Lamb's Ear, Phlox, Trillium, Yarrow, Yucca, Buttercup, Amaranth, Cosmos, Marigold, Dusty Miller, Mexican Sunflower,…

Is a weed a flower?

The purple asters I picked from my old studio are wildflowers (weeds that get cut down) every year by the fanatic mowers that like acres of grass Not every field should look like a golf course. Without the weeds there would be no place for the bees to harvest unfertilized necter, is it an oxymoron…