Got the camera out this morning. During summer and winter I often chide myself for not taking a few minutes to grab the camera and capture some images of spring and autumn. The seasons are so fleeting, and it's easy to be complacent and miss them. I love photography because it forces you to pause … Continue reading Autumn Impressions
It was quite a revelation when I discovered that some roses only have five petals per bloom. Having had the image of a red hybrid tea imprinted on my mind from childhood to be what qualified as a rose, I don't think it ever occurred to me that a simplified version existed, which most likely lead to my … Continue reading Rose: Ballerina
But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O Lord, make no tarrying. - Psalm 70:5 KJV The last few weeks have been rough. Since early spring we have been waiting and watching to see what direction Mr. Awesome's current job situation would take, … Continue reading Needy
Journaling with parrots...
Of the roses I received this year, Bill Reid was one that really bloomed its heart out for me, and I praise God for that because this rose carries special sentiment for me. This spring I was scrolling through the High Country Roses online catalog (something, I must confess, that occupied a good bit of my … Continue reading Rose: Bill Reid
I went rose crazy this spring. When I first became interested in gardening I thought I would be focusing mostly on edibles, as the whole homesteading/self-sufficiency thing is very appealing to myself and Mr. Awesome, who comes from an agrarian family. But then catalogs and library books happened, and suddenly I was entranced by the idea … Continue reading Introducing the Roses