SYW: Of cats, sons, and houses

I love the questions for Cee’s Share Your World challenge this week! So I’ve written my responses: If you had to have your vision corrected would you rather: glasses or contacts? Or what do you use if you need to have your vision corrected? I wear glasses. I used to wear contacts but it got […]

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FOTD: Cactus Flower

When I saw this in the desert greenhouse at the Chicago Botanic Garden, I was amazed! I had never seen such a large and beautiful cactus flower! I also felt privileged because cactus flowers generally don’t last very long. The cactus looks to be a saguaro, although its flowers generally don’t look like this. Whatever […]

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Originally posted on SERENDIPITY:
Retirement is better than childhood. You don’t work as a child, but they make you go to school — which can be as bad and sometimes, worse. Moreover, childhood is prepping for the work of your future. Other people set your schedule and tell you what to eat, drink, and wear.…


FOTD: Moss rose

A friend of mine who loves to garden tells me that this beautiful flower is a moss rose. I have them in front of my house too, but didn’t know the name of them! This is hers, which I like because of its coloring. The second picture shows more moss roses growing in the same […]

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