Flowers for Happiness

“If you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for a moment.” Georgia O’Keeffe Working in the garden today, I let my thoughts flow. Especially now during trying times, I feel it’s vital to not take everything for granted, to be compassionate, to give kindness, and to open […]

Madeira’s Gardens

When talking about Madeira, someone will inevitably say: oh, the island of flowers! It’s true that at any given time something is in bloom. In fact, Madeira was the first place I saw poinsettias growing in someone’s garden. Since then, I’ve seen poinsettias on the islands of La Palma and La Gomera, but that first […]

Tulips

A while back, I was gifted a bunch of tulips. I consider tulips to be beautiful even once their petals have turned papery. Before taking them out to the compost heap, I took a few photos.