What are your strengths? Have you ever considered the weaknesses hiding in those strengths? Continue reading The Weakness of Strength
This fern and moss collection is just what you anticipate seeing when you visit inside a restored blacksmith shop, right??
Or how about these specimens growing quite happily on a floating log?
Yes, of course it’s both! This tells us how warm it is in our family room, and tells the furnace to send more heat if it gets below the set temperature. How about you? Is there anything in your life that can be both a thermometer and a thermostat for your heart? Continue reading Thermometer or Thermostat?
This month my husband and I took a five-day reprieve from winter in New England, and traveled to sunny, warm Texas. At least that’s what we thought we were headed for, sunny and WARM. It had been warm there the week before, getting up into the 80’s, so we were excited about getting an early taste of summer! But that was not to be. Continue reading Muddy Reflections
Every once in awhile I use painter’s tape, and then remember why I don’t like it. It seems like such a great tool! Simply apply, paint to the edge easily, remove, and voila! There should be a beautiful crisp line of paint. But no. Seepage happens. The paint finds a way to ooze under the tape and across the border I wanted. Continue reading Seepage
Be a grape? What a strange thing to say! Well, let’s think about this for a minute. What are grapes good for?
This rhododendron bud is bursting with promise. But look at all that snow! Will the bud still open in the spring, or has its future been hijacked?