How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard This Spring and Summer

“Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and inspire us to open our hearts to loved ones and friends. Like a hummingbird, we aspire to hover and to savor each moment as it passes, embrace all that life has to offer and to celebrate the joy of everyday. The hummingbird’s delicate graceContinue reading “How to Attract Hummingbirds to Your Yard This Spring and Summer”

8 Summer Afternoon Beauties: a Photojournal

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” ― Henry James 8 Summer Afternoon Beauties: a Photojournal Summer is my favorite season For its golden sunshine and sherbet sunrises For sundresses and walking barefoot in the garden For stacks of books and reading in theContinue reading “8 Summer Afternoon Beauties: a Photojournal”

3 Essentials for Attracting Hummingbirds

“Hummingbirds open our eyes to the wonder of the world and inspire us to open our hearts to loved ones and friends. Like a hummingbird, we aspire to hover and to savor each moment as it passes, embrace all that life has to offer and to celebrate the joy of everyday. The hummingbird’s delicate graceContinue reading “3 Essentials for Attracting Hummingbirds”

Winds of Change

True to form, these last couple of weeks of vast change in our personal lives, I have been finding refuge in small spurts in the backyard. I’ve always been a backyard girl, excited about plants and animals that live there. Considering that the clematis and climbing roses have created a breathtaking paradise just outside ourContinue reading “Winds of Change”

The Garden Fairies’ Return

Outside the doors, the world is changing, greening, coming alive. I love spring for so many reasons, but probably most for reimmersion with hope. Where the world was dead and ugly now is verdant and full of life, and beautiful. The bouquet sitting on my table as I write is bursting with fragrance and bloom—tulips,Continue reading “The Garden Fairies’ Return”