Pause and Rest

I walked out on the front porch with coffee in hand. It was early morning, but the temperature was already warm. August in Texas. My daughter gauges my well-being by the amount of glitter on the porch. This morning, you could tell it has not been maintained and every potted plant was struggling. I sat […]

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Spread Some Love

I love to walk over and visit my neighbor. When it’s time to go back home, I step along the stone path between our yards. It still surprises me that this is my home. It looks like a fairy-tale. It’s a yard well loved. I added a few plants, but mainly just watered what was […]

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Be a Ma’am

The first time we met, he called me Ma’am. I texted him this morning to see when he would arrive, and via text he referred to me as Ma’am. Who am I talking about? My lawn guy 🙂 I see it at the Pizza place too. The young delivery guys say, “Yes Ma’am or No […]

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It Took Years

I started pondering my front yard after Christmas. Taking the Christmas wreath off the front door, I wondered about having a year round wreath. Everything is so pretty on Etsy. My daughter and I have a french theme sprinkled through the house. The front door is the entryway to our home, and that french theme, […]

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A Simpler Life

This year, I’ve been pondering the front yard. Coffee in hand, I heard someone mowing. A landscaping company was maintaining a couple of yards nearby. My yard needs help, and today was the day to ask for it. God’s perfect timing. Last year, I did nothing with the yard. Grass doesn’t grow due to the […]

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Ready to Bloom

I was on my way to an AA meeting yesterday, and stopped by to see Stephanie. She is my plant Guru. I’m not sure she realizes the magnificent healing she has brought to my life through these plants she encouraged me to bring home. It was time to buy my first one that would bloom. […]

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