FROM BUD TO BLOSSOM: TWO SQUARES FOR BECKY B AND A FLOWER FOR THE DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

From Bud to Blossom and Flower of the Day The interval between the fullness of a bud and the opening of the blossom is a time for the season. The Christmas cactus continues to bloom and our time is cactus time! As I watch the changing cactus, I realize that before there were clocks, there … Continue reading FROM BUD TO BLOSSOM: TWO SQUARES FOR BECKY B AND A FLOWER FOR THE DAY – Marilyn Armstrong

ROCKS, BOULDERS AND STONES IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Rocks, Boulders, Stones We live on rocks. Rocks, roots, and shale -- that's what the area is made of. The reason our house is all the way over on the northeast edge of the property is there's a rock the size of New Jersey in the middle of the property. … Continue reading ROCKS, BOULDERS AND STONES IN BLACK & WHITE – Marilyn Armstrong

BONNIE IS HOME FROM THE SALON – Marilyn Armstrong

I know the dogs are a total mess when I stop taking pictures of them. The Duke tends to look good most of the time, but both Scottish terriers get seriously grubby. They love dirt. They long for filth. Terriers -- dogs of the earth -- love to dig. They love to roll in the … Continue reading BONNIE IS HOME FROM THE SALON – Marilyn Armstrong

SUNRISE ON A COLD WINTER’S MORNING – Marilyn Armstrong

We seem to get our best sunrises on the quarter of the year. Sometimes glorious during the Vernal Equinox in March and just around Christmas, if the sky is clear, the eastern horizon lights up. Sometimes, it looks as if the house is on fire when the sky is that deep scarlet. This morning, I … Continue reading SUNRISE ON A COLD WINTER’S MORNING – Marilyn Armstrong