Tag Archives: Inspiration

One Hundred Days

It takes about one hundred days to grow a parsnip, or a cabbage. Lima beans or peas, even a potato takes about one hundred days to be ready to eat. That’s a lot of waiting if your hungry. You have … Continue reading

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Beginning Again

Here in Central Texas, Spring wakes up one morning and jumps right out of bed. Overnight, verdant green replaces the crispy brown covering hillsides and the world awakens to blossom and bird song. Our famous bluebonnets poke their heads up … Continue reading

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Endings and New Beginnings

Goodbye 2016. Napoleon Hill once said,  “Every negative event contains within it the seed of an equal or greater benefit.” For many of my friends this New Year’s Eve carries a greater significance because 2016 wrought havoc with their dreams, robbed … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

Each year as I prepare for my holiday baking, I take an inventory of the ingredients and spices I keep in my pantry. I always plan a special trip to select and purchase the things that I need to refill … Continue reading

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Where to Find a Bit of Peace in Turbulent Times

I have the unique opportunity to experience the gifts of nature by earning my living while out in gardens every day. Many speak about hardships with their work, so I feel extremely lucky to do something that is rewarding both … Continue reading

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Life By Design Inside and Out-Fourth Edition

This is the Fourth Edition in a series of creative perspectives about life and the design process from Interior Designer, Kim Macumber and myself. You can read Kim’s blog here! This summer we had the wonderful opportunity to get together and … Continue reading

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Life by Design Inside and Out – First Edition

This is the first in a series of creative perspectives about life and the design process from interior designer Kim Macumber and myself.  You can read Kim’s blog at: http://bit.ly/1LCAWor A View With A Room by Heather McLean I recently … Continue reading

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A Rose By Any Other Name

“In my garden, the rose opened, but I was too much in a hurry and passed it by. Love remembered me and said, I will make a rose bloom in your heart. Today, I will remember, my body is the … Continue reading

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Counting On Love

I wonder if elementary school kids still decorate shoe boxes for Valentines Day. Do you remember using construction paper, sticky white paste and paper lace dollies to create a festive mailbox for the annual delivery of little folded Valentine cards? … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home

Where do you call home? There are all types of dwellings we can inhabit but that is not the factor that makes our house a home. You might abide in a house, or apartment, on a boat, in a tent, … Continue reading

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