Tagged with perseverance

When We Try Something New and Fail

When We Try Something New and Fail

We finally planted our garden. It’s been rainy, wet and my schedule has been swamped with events but we finally got it in. It’s a relief and my place of retreat. I fence myself in, plant myself on the edge of the raised beds and dig in. Dave came over while I was planting the … Continue reading

How A Plant Taught Me Perseverance

How A Plant Taught Me Perseverance

My mother had an angel wing begonia plant right inside her front entry way. This plant was from her own mother’s home and over the years the plant grew. Not so much in a bushy, full manner but it did take over.  The stems grew toward the window and mom just tied it up and … Continue reading

Where are those warm spring days?

Where are those warm spring days?

I know we’re all tired of this cold, yucky weather. I keep thinking, “Tomorrow will be better. Tomorrow will be warmer” But instead I wake up to a fresh layer of snow covering the earth.  Even now while I’m typing this I have snow covering my patio table. Dave brought it out a few weeks … Continue reading

Leaving Behind and Moving Forward

Leaving Behind and Moving Forward

For a Monday morning, the fog outside gives the appearance that it’s much too early to leave the bed.  I’m drawn to stay under the covers with my heavy lids closed for just a bit longer. But the clock doesn’t lie and the pets wanting food don’t care that it’s Monday or foggy. I’ve been … Continue reading