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Back To School

School is back in session. While the kindergarten children are learning their lessons, there are similarities in nature as well.  Remember your teacher telling your kids to…  Line up. Stand up straight.Not that way!Wipe off your feet before you come into the room.It’s recess, let’s play leap frog! It’s nap time!Class dismissed!

Peeling Away

Sometimes the metaphors in life can be seen in nature. I believe I have hit a cross road that requires some peeling. Much like these beautiful trees. New bark, new skin. New life, new hope. I’m ready.Sometimes we hit a bump in the road or a burl forms.Time to focus on the bright side of…

They Call Me Mellow Yellow

I’m keeping with my color theme on this Wordless Wednesday. Today brings yellow from my travels around my garden and beyond. It’s amazing how many varieties of flowers and plants are in this one color.Everything in my yard is not a flower. Love this tulip light.Sometimes it’s just a simple weed. I wonder what will…

Green Green Green

Have you ever noticed the wide assortment of the color green in nature? Here’s what I discovered just taking a walk around my yard and neighborhood on this Wordless Wednesday. Green and Yellow. Green and Red.Greens that are spikey.Feathery.What about leafy?Lastly, how could I help myself when I saw these grapes this morning?!See you next…

What Bugs You?

I understand that bugs play a big role in our ecosystem and thought I ‘d share some of my bugs with you on this Wordless Wednesday. Okay, keeping it real…of course this isn’t wordless otherwise you wouldn’t see my comments…but as someone that was Born To Talk…this is as close to wordless as I can…

Take A Walk In My Garden

In May of 2005, my soon to be very good friend landscape designer Gina Neusteter and Andres Haro owner of my weekly gardening services and so much more, changed my outdoor living space forever.  On this Wordless Wednesday, I’d like to share how my garden continues to grow. They both had a vision and I…

Broken Wing

It started as a normal day, getting ready to drive away to a meeting, when something caught my eye that demanded my attention. Oh no, it’s a monarch with a broken wing.This can’t be good. How can it possibly fly and how long can it live in this condition? I have to move it to…

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