Look closely and you will see weeds intertwined with the flowers. But what did you naturally see first? The beautiful wild flowers, of course. “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Anonymous Photographs Art in Progress
Spring is a reminder that while we all experience dark and ugly times in our lives, we have the ability to become even stronger and more beautiful than ever before as we survive these storms. May we all surround ourselves with strength and beauty that is in our world each and every day. Here I portray a bit of Eden on … More A Time of Renewal and Rebirth
can be found in Southern France. It is called Le Lavandin. Our stay here was pure bliss beautiful, restful, and delicious. My mother found this gem for the four of us to stay during our week in Southern France. You know how people say, “A picture is worth a thousand words?” Then please enjoy my pictures, but even … More A French home like no other…
Yes, it is true, I am in love. I’ve been in love with Monet for as long as I can remember. We each picked places we did not want to miss on our trip in France. My pick was Monet’s home in Giverny. Cathy was not feeling well this day so Mom, Dana and I took … More I Ieft My Heart in Giverny
a green thumb I do not have, but my mother has one. I have been staying at my mom’s house between trips this summer. While this is not the house I grew-up in, it feels like it because my mother is there. “Home” is where your loved ones are, a place for family gatherings, a … More My Mother’s Garden…
I love it when friends share a place that is a must to visit. Mt. Shasta Lavender Farm is one of those must sees. While visiting my friend Merriell and her family in Redding, CA, she suggested that we go check this place out. I have to admit, I really admire the owners who saw … More A bit of purple anyone?
A cute furry little baby even if it does spend it’s life in a cage. I really have a hard time visiting places that have animals in cages. I really feel bad for them. However, put a sign-up that says you can hold a baby bear, how could I resist? Yvonne and I visited the … More Who could resist….