Welcome to my world.....a world of lovely things and thoughts I want to share.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Spring Begins

One of the first signs of spring in my garden is the hellebore. Called the Christmas rose but peeking out here after Christmas has past and before the daphne has begun to scent the air near my back door. I have to go looking for them in the chilly air of spring. Well worth the hunt and ever a reminder... look for the beauty even when life is less than inviting.

A new life has entered the world..a sweet new nephew , sad that his grandpa never got to hold his grand sons. Beautiful all the same. My 90 year old Aunt is preparing to pass...the sadness, yes but what an expression of love she has left me in caring for my dad in his last days and allowing me to care for her as she prepares. The cycle of life and the cycle of seasons all a little sad...a lot joyous as it renews itself. I just need to go looking. I thinks I will pick a sprig of daphne bring it in and let it be"forced" to flower a little early. Many things in life cannot be forced but aren't we lucky the gifts of the garden can.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Day of Love ?

I guess today is a day to tell those in our life.....LOVE YOU. Having lost so many of those I love I prefer to spread love more often. Sometimes life gets away from me.... and I guess it takes a little reminder . I do object to the" marketization" of expressing love....although~~~~some people have a hard time expressing how they feel! Would those people benefit from telling their loved ones in place of buying cards etc.? Would all of us look into the eyes of and take a minute to appreciate having those eyes in which to gaze******. One of the great things about getting older is not needing overt expressions of love...or maybe after years of dissappointment at not having love expressed"the way I want"...I have realized 33 years of day to day love beats one day of roses and candy!

Friday, February 4, 2011

My Expanding World

I seem to be spending more time in cyber world. This causes me to try and figure out what it is I want to accomplish. It all takes time away from creating but it allows me to contact a world"out there". A world of wonderfully creative and loving people. People who are living interesting varied and "spending a lot of time in the world of cyber space.

This seems so much easier for others than it is for me. It was a big step for me to begin to blog!! Now it is face book...I am not a good typist...am an "Old Dog" when it come to change and this new world changes a lot and fast. I am forever asking for help in maneuvering all of these new "THINGS" and still have the deep need to create. I guess I will just have to figure it out.