Nature Doesn’t Need a Smartphone

The peonies are blooming now.  This is how I mark my time.  I do not use a "smart" phone but rely on Mother Nature.   The late May calendar shows white and lavendar colored phlox, lilies of the valley, and deep purple, almost black columbine.  Wild geraniums dot the pachysandra, and grandfather rhododendron (15' high) arrived …

The View Beyond

Plum tree branches heavily laden with raindrops bend toward the ground temporarily obstructing my view of the garden beyond. Like the challenges we face sometimes a relentless tsunami We do not fully understand or see the gifts until widening our perspective.   Bend, like the plum tree. Go with the flow. Accept.  Spring back.  Do …