Monthly Archives: April 2015

April Showers = May Flowers – Bring them on!

My nephew, who lives in Germany, is coming home for the first time in years. What a blessing for my mom. She only has four grandchildren, and each of them are precious to her. That I truly get. Long distance … Continue reading

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A Big Hill

I vacuumed and washed windows in my mother’s house, small things to do but they made me feel useful. I wheeled Mom outside for her first time out since fall. She loved smelling the fresh air, and seeing the birds … Continue reading

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A Rose in the Garden

I planted a beautiful white rose and it had a spectacular season last year, blooming multiple times. The creamy blossoms started out pale yellow and by the time each one was fully open, it was white. The rose was a … Continue reading

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Advocacy

We’re getting our first April shower. Nice! It is so needed. Before the rain started, I put in drip-hose for my new garden beds. Hopefully, all is set so I can take trips with confidence this summer. I don’t want … Continue reading

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April Showers

Six year old birthday parties are cool. I now have a driveway of many colors. We gave the kids a giant box of sidewalk chalk and let them have at it. At one point before going outside, the kids had … Continue reading

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What? No Internet?

I woke up to no Internet. How quickly did our lives change to this type of electronic dependence? Having no Internet would not have mattered a decade ago. Now it does. Brutal weather has ravaged areas in the midwest. I … Continue reading

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Love Isn’t Always Easy

I’m closing in on completing the new flower garden. The gravel is all moved, that was the biggest challenge, and now I have to take up the fabric, add humus, dig out the half-dead barberry bush, and plant the new … Continue reading

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