Monthly Archives: July 2013

Life On A Lily Pond

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We may not have Monet’s Garden or his Water Lily paintings here in the South, but the rains have provided spectacular color this year. There’s one particular lily pond that I love in Peachtree Corners, because it’s always teeming with life….Lime green lily pads everywhere and bright yellow water lilies remind me of lemon drops… but there’s more to this pond than lily pads… The Canadian [...]

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Meet Beautiful Bella: Pet Pal Friday

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Welcome to Pet Pal Friday everyone! Meet Bella, our latest newcomer to the Pet Pal Club… In Italian, the word “bella” means beautiful. Bella is a minature blond, long hair dacshund. She is 4 years old and loves to run around with a toy, but really doesn’t know how to play. Most importantly, Bella is extremely loving. I hope you’re [...]

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Imaginary Worlds: Atlanta Botanical Garden

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I must confess, that in all these years of living in the South, the Atlanta Botanical Garden has remained a mystery to me, until this summer. I’m so glad that hubby and I finally went! On display there now through October, 2013 is “Imaginary Worlds: Plants Larger than Life.” It’s an exhibition of giant living plant [...]

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Dragonfly Daze

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The split second this blue dragonfly flutters next to a garden pond, I am transfixed by him. He tantalizes me — hovering, landing, flying away, and returning to tall blades of grass again and again. Finally, he poses long enough for me to capture several close-ups… I love how the light, reflects on his iridescent wings, picking up the colors of [...]

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Easy Cherry Pie

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A box of beautiful, plump, tart cherries just arrived in the mail -– a birthday present from a family friend. What to do, what to do… No brainer…these beauties had “pie” written all over them!  Since I’m running short on time, I decided to come up with a really simple, and as it turns out, a really [...]

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