Monthly Archives: May 2013

A Rose Never Bloomed

  Just seeing the delicate blooms of a rose bring back sweet childhood memories. My adopted grandfather’s yard was filled with every variety that could be grown in South Florida. I would spend hours just sitting in his garden. It was here … Continue reading

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Through the Cracks

Our side of the fence needed a lot of care… a lot of work! Getting rid of the moss and lichens would have meant scrubbing. Adding a new stain would have been nice but costly. It was sad to look at the cedar … Continue reading

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A Dozen Random Things About Me!

Here are some random things you may not know about me! I love every single vegetable! My favorites are eggplant, rutabaga, parsnips and brussel sprouts! I often have more than 20 tabs open at one time when I’m looking for … Continue reading

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The Driskell Dames

Doyce Driskell, Ezzie Wheeler Driskell, Velma Driskell, 1934, Miami, Florida             Carrie, Ruth, Naomi and Martha Driskell about 1930, Forsyth Co., Georgia   My mother, Doyce, and my grandmother had gone to visit Aunt Velma after … Continue reading

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The Way We Were

Here are two precious photos of our wedding 40 years ago. We do not have many and most of the photos are now faded. So these are treasured memories!       Here is some wedding day trivia: I made my gown … Continue reading

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Commitment to Marriage

About King David         God called David a man after His own heart. This is the shepherd boy and later the king of Israel! David was courageous and strong in battle, trusting in God for protection.  David wrote in Psalm 23:6   Surely … Continue reading

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10 Things I Need for Creativity

This post is an exciting one for me. First, I’m writing about creativity and this is something dear to my creative soul! Secondly, I am participating in my first blog circle. We are a group of artists and writers who … Continue reading

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