Borage and Bumbles

Borage is my all time favorite annual herb to grow! It is not only stunningly blue, with a mild cucumber taste, but it is my yearly gift to the bees. I can get lost in the moment, while daydreaming among the borage plants, observing and photographing the bees at work…

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A Passion for Peonies

I am sure many of you have come to the conclusion that I am truly a woodland fairy that flutters from bloom to bloom, talking about the daily garden gossip with frogs and snails and bumbles.  And guess what?  You are exactly right!   I have a bit of an interest…no passion…no addiction to gardening.  Actually, I have a bit of an addiction to life.  I love my life and my only wish would be for more time.  My days are a beautiful flourish…just one more reason to slow down and smell the flowers!


There are days, I can be on a highly focused mission one minute and as soon as a dragonfly zooms by or I notice a flower in full bloom, I stop dead in my tracts.   At that very moment, my flourish ceases and I am One with Mother Nature.  So, when I find myself not crossing items off of my daily “Adventure List”, I blame the flowers! Why don’t we begin with the Peonies…


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Easily Distracted By Bugs!

It seems that getting to the barn in the morning, takes me longer and longer in the summer.  One would think the reason would be sleeping in, especially with the kiddos on summer vacation, but that is not the case.  Bugs!  Bugs are my issue.  I am distracted by critters! Here are images, of a few of the friends, I met up with this morning… Continue reading “Easily Distracted By Bugs!”