Magnolias paint grandeur on the April skies and lilacs lend their sweetness to the spring air as cherry blossoms unfurl their silken shade only to rain blushing kisses everywhere Apple blossoms secrete the flavors of fall but Dogwoods with their blood-tipped petals recall His journey from the cross to resurrection.   daily post: ¬†PINKContinue reading “THE FLOWERS OF SPRING”

PINK TULIP (for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink)

The garden is her ballroom where she dances a dainty minuet bobbing and turning in her velveteen skirt. How the sun beams at her admiring her grace while she blushes like a princess meeting the eyes of her prince. She shimmered and she danced until she gave her final bow in the midnight hour, sweetContinue reading “PINK TULIP (for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Pink)”

ADELFA for CEE’s Fun Photo Challenge

My spring countdown continues with this flower post… ūüôā Cee’s challenge this week is any color we want. ¬†I chose pink – for the Adelfa that I saw in Roger Williams Conservatory during our anniversary outing. ¬†This flower is special to me – we had a tall plant when I was growing up. ¬†It remindedContinue reading “ADELFA for CEE’s Fun Photo Challenge”


Please pardon me if I go overboard with the peony pictures. ¬† Peonies are just plain lovely and I like them a lot. ¬†All flowers are beautiful but peonies are special because they are big yet ¬†delicate; ¬†they are showy; and they are fragrant. ¬†Their only downside is that they bloom only once. As soonContinue reading “PEONY BLUSH”