Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wordless Wednesday

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In A Vase On Monday – Pink and Green

I decided on a pink and green theme this week, using my late mother’s wine-colored, etched glass vase, presumably from the 1940s or 50s, with grapes and vines twirling around it in a decorative pattern. I’ve used dark and light … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

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Weekly Garden Highlights – August 26

It has been a varied week, cool and dry earlier, now hot and humid with thunderstorms predicted later to hopefully cool things down. Yesterday, a Monarch (Danaus plexippus) visited my zinnias, elevating zinnias to a ‘must-have’ in my garden from now … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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The Tuesday View August 23

Forgive the lighting on these photos as I took them after the sun had risen. I know this isn’t Tuesday, but you’ll understand why I’m a day late when you see my Wordless Wednesday post. While the summer continues to wane, … Continue reading

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In A Vase On Monday – Summer Sun

Seeing Cathy’s (Words and Herbs) sunflower vase last week, I was reminded that I hadn’t used my sunflower pocket vase this year.  So, here it is, hand-painted in Ecuador by Artesa. The large flowers are, of course, sunflowers (Helianthus annuus). I … Continue reading

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