Category Archives: Author’s Life

The Green Rose for St. Patrick’s Day

  Is there a pot of gold for us lovers of roses?  For all the Irish in all of us, we can say we have a green rose, not St. Patrick rose which only has a tint of green, but … Continue reading

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Motivational Monday – December 12, 2016

If we are ever to enjoy life, now is the time-not tomorrow, nor next year, nor in some future life after we have died. The best preparation for a better life next year is a full, complete, harmonious, joyous life … Continue reading

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Motivational Monday – October 3, 2016

  Every successful man I have heard of has done the best he could with conditions as he found them, and not waited until next year for better. Edgar W. Howe   Until next time. Stop and smell the roses. … Continue reading

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Thursday Tips – Summer Care in the Garden

Keep all plants mulched and watered.  Water first thing in the morning to avoid wetting leaves which can cause fungal diseases.  Use a rain gauge to tell exactly how much rain has fallen on your property. Deadhead perennials and annuals … Continue reading

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CHAMPAGNE ANYONE?

  Another year has gone by. Out with the old and in with the new. Tonight we are celebrating the New Year and what a better time to pop the cork and drink champagne or sparkling wine for that matter. … Continue reading

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MY LILLIPUT LANE COLLECTION

Some people have Dept. 56 collection. I have a Lilliput Lane Collection. It all started when I saw that little house in a Carroll Reed catalogue years ago. Usually, the catalogue only advertised fine quality clothes but in one of … Continue reading

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DECK THE HALLS the simple and inexpensive way

    “Deck the halls with boughs of holly” sums up the mood in every household everywhere for the next few weeks. Decorating for the holidays sometimes can be so daunting, time consuming and worst of all expensive. It should … Continue reading

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