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My namesake is starting to flower, and it is gorgeous! On Today’s Date in the Past: Our “Orchard” Happy Mother’s Day!

Since I’m the second owner of my house and didn’t select the original landscaping, I’m not sure what kind of tree is in my front yard, just east of the entry.  What I can tell you is that it has the most amazing pink flowers that bring me a ton of compliments each spring. On […]

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As a friend recently asked, “What is it about December that brings out the ‘year in review recaps’ and ‘predictions’ in all of us?”  I don’t know the answer, but I do feel myself being sucked in.  Because the “A to Z” series I incorporated into my 365+1 photo blogging project has been so well received, I thought I’d […]

As unpredictable as expected here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA, the temperatures continue to bounce between warmer than usual 60-70F days and occasionally freezing nights.  I loved the way the morning light looked on these fall leaves frozen into the back deck. You Might Also Enjoy: Leaf in Water Leaf First Sign of Fall