She Loved Much

Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven--for she loved much. But he who is forgiven little, loves little." And he said to her, "Your sins are forgiven."  -Luke 7: 47-48 One of my long-time friends was laid to rest last week. It's still hard to believe she's gone because her death … Continue reading She Loved Much

Six On Saturday: One Place in Twelve Months Part 1

Besides showing spectacular flowers, some of my fellow Twitter gardeners come up with some clever ideas. One who goes by @AlbertSnail (aka Sophie) presented a new hashtag in early January, #1PlaceIn12Months. Participants could choose one spot and take a picture to post on social media each month in 2022. I thought it was a great … Continue reading Six On Saturday: One Place in Twelve Months Part 1

Six On Saturday: “June is Bustin’ Out All Over.”

I’ve had that song (see blog title) in my head all week. It’s from the old Broadway musical Carousel. It had some good Rodgers and Hammerstein tunes but a terrible storyline and unsympathetic characters. It just goes to show that you shouldn’t throw the baby out with the bathwater. I worked in the garden several … Continue reading Six On Saturday: “June is Bustin’ Out All Over.”

On the Shelf

The past two weeks proved to be a wonderful, interesting time for me. I felt impressed to take a break from Twitter since that's the only social media I do unless you count this blog. I know Twitter has a bad reputation: "cesspool," "bullying," "unwholesome content," "vicious comments." I see that kind of stuff is … Continue reading On the Shelf

Six on Saturday: April 2, 2022, Quick Six

In today's Quick Six collage, I've chosen all pale or whitish flowers. TOP ROW: 1. Kureme Azalea, Christmas Snow 2. Buds on Michelia, Banana Shrub 3. Photina blossoms BOTTOM ROW: 4. My neighbor's spectacular cherry tree 5. Indica Azalea, Mrs. G.G. Gerbing 6. Encore Azalea, Autumn Angel Shalom, Dottie

Hunger

“Is anybody hungry?” I remember hearing those words when I was a child before the women in my family served a meal. It was a welcomed question, signaling that it was time to eat. Humans and animals alike share the common experience of hunger. We may not all feel it to the same degree, but … Continue reading Hunger