Book Review—A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind rose in the Mountains of Mist. The wind was not the … Continue reading Book Review—A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Blogiversary 3 Years!

It all started as a small idea.  This blog was like a seed.  Small, yet full of potential.  Someone at work mentioned blogging and I thought….’could that be me?….could I become a blogger?…could I create a blog?’ I remember actually checking a book out of the library about blogging and discussing it over lunch with my friend Rachel.  Two things I remember from the book were … Continue reading Blogiversary 3 Years!

Flower and Garden Show Wrap Up

The Flower and Garden Show is becoming a distant memory, especially now that spring has arrived.  Here are some last looks at some of the display gardens.  I especially liked the flax planted in a fireplace to resemble a burning fire.  I also liked the bright color in the conifers and the delicate petals of the orchids.  The best part of the disco exhibit was … Continue reading Flower and Garden Show Wrap Up

Stop and Look! We’re Almost Gone….

Now that the wind and rain have arrived, the leaves are falling fast.  Those vivid reds, golden yellows and pumpkin oranges are lighting up the landscape.  Thank goodness for deciduous plants, they are the stars of the autumn show.  Each day they show off a slightly different color, almost chameleon-like, but instead of blending in they do the opposite.  They stand out.  They turn up … Continue reading Stop and Look! We’re Almost Gone….

Seasonal Celebrations

Today I’m joining Donna@GardensEyeView for the Seasonal Celebration Meme.  Spring is the best and my favorite season, since my birthday is in May.  It always seems as if all these flowers are popping up just for me!  The earth releases an energy, taking us out of our winter dream-sleep. When spring arrives the world’s a better place.  Yes, winter has a few breathtaking moments:  soft … Continue reading Seasonal Celebrations