Monday, April 30, 2012


"Every spring is the only spring - a perpetual astonishment."

~ Ellis Peters

"Now every field is clothed with grass, and every tree with leaves; now the woods put forth their blossoms, and the year assumes its gay attire."
~ Virgil

Sunday, April 15, 2012

SPRING VACATION (A Southern Fantasy)

"If you come home as happy as you leave, you have had a good vacation!"

(Surfside Beach, SC)

Mr. Ho-Hum's Twin Sister and Cousins

Charleston SC

Fabulous Old Magnolia

Leaving Charleston (after a brief lunch)

Savannah, GA
(dream meeting with dear blogging friend,
'sweet' Cherry (In the Garden and More)

Awesome Savannah
(too beautiful to leave)

Sunrise on the Plantation
(Amelia Island, Florida)

The oldest survivng hotel in the state of Florida
(Fernandina Beach, Florida)

Another dream come true ... meeting dear blogging friend
 Anna Lopper from High Point, NC

Blessed to be greeted home by my beautiful ever-changing spring garden, bursting in all its glory ...

(almost 2 weeks ago ... so behind ... but catchin' up)

“Those that say you can't take it with you never saw MY CAR packed for a vacation!”

Tuesday, April 03, 2012


‎"Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms." 

~ Ikkyu Sojun

Yoshino Cherry Blossoms

"Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into."  

~ Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858