this week’s bouquet

this week’s bouquet

This week's bouquet starts with some golden rod that I nabbed from my elderly neighbor's yard.  Usually it is only found along the road side or in a country field.  No one purposely allows this weed to grow in their yard.  This year, while she was away, her son's chopped down every weed and flower [...]

this week’s bouquet

this week’s bouquet

Thought I had better get back to making bouquets before the summer is over.  The August garden is waning, especially from the heat and lack of rain, but there are a few beauties still going strong. I started this bouquet with just zinnias since they needed picking.  Grown from a pack of seeds, a good [...]

a lakeside weekend

a lakeside weekend

Lakeside is a Methodist run Chautauqua on the shores of Lake Erie.  There is no place quite like Lakeside, Ohio.  It is like stepping back in time to a more simple and quiet lifestyle. Many of the homes and cottages are Victorian style and are over 100 years old.  In the summer months, porch living [...]