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Ending of Tomato Season

Ending of Tomato Season

My last green tomatoes are slowly turning red. They don’t have that fresh, juicy garden-tomato taste, but they do taste like tomatoes, even though they look wrinkly-old. Sort of like me. I still have flavor even though my outer appearance isn’t as fresh and juicy as it used to be.

Warm Yellow

Warm Yellow

Was it just yesterday that the magnolias had green leaves? Today they are warm yellow. Was it just last week that Howard was alive? Today he is gone. Change. Big changes. Here today; gone tomorrow. Sit. Take it in. Really take those warm yellow leaves into your heart.

Creating a Beautiful Past

Creating a Beautiful Past

“If I had my life to live over, I’d pick more daisies.” Don Herold         We could live our lives in such a way that we create a beautiful past. What’s one thing you could do today that would make you smile tomorrow?  

Wearing a Girdle

Wearing a Girdle

I transplanted a chartreuse sweet potato vine from last summer’s flowerpot. Somehow the vine survived the winter in my solarium. When i shook off the dirt, i saw that the plant was wearing a girdle–a tiny one-inch-long, one-half-inch-wide fiber “pot”, slightly larger than a thimble. Many houseplants and bedding plants–poinsettias, begonias, geraniums, and many others–startRead more about Wearing a Girdle[…]