“Come with me to visit the sunflowers…each of them, though it stands in a crowd of many, like a separate universe, is lonely, the long work of turning their lives into a celebration is not easy.” ~Mary Oliver A quick hello! These photos were taken at North Carolina Museum of Art’s Park (Raleigh) last Sunday. … More Sunflowers and the Pursuit of Health and Happiness
It’s still summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, and for many of you that’s a glorious thing! So hey hey hurrah! Me? I’m looking forward to chillier mornings and cooler evenings. Wearing my tattered, holey-most-holy Duke hoodie. Sitting by the fire pit sipping decaf infused with Bailey’s. Ample Bailey’s. Walking through my garden and not … More Come Sit a Spell
Snail feasting on a hardy orchid (Calanthe) in my garden. We humans think we are smart, but an orchid, for example, knows how to produce noble, symmetrical flowers, and a snail knows how to make a beautiful, well-proportioned shell. Compared with their knowledge, ours is not worth much at all. We should bow deeply before … More The Orchid and the Snail: Happy Earth Day!
Wordless Wednesday. No words, just pure eye candy for all of us gardeners and those who love beautiful flowers. Enjoy! #WordlessWednesday … More So Many Hellebores, So Little Time
The All of This Morning sun shines shadows on wood and earth/ water tricklings song of bird echoes and blend with the green enveloping me/ all of this and the all of this/ reminding me over and over that paradise is where I am. ~cheryl capaldo traylor My garden pond May 2017. After a … More The All of This