March 31, 2018

This morning I woke to an early April Fool's Day joke. From my bed I heard what sounded like gale force winds. With trepidation I rose and peered out my bedroom

February 14, 2018

As I reflect on my art and my ever-present love of flowers I'm constantly amazed by the insights and life lessons bestowed upon me during this creative journey. With this experience I'm reminded to avoid judgments based on initial impressions. There's alway...

December 6, 2017

Beauty is all around us, and its begging to be noticed. We merely need to be aware and take time to observe. Even if only for a brief moment.

November 24, 2017

Having reached a certain age and perspective about life I choose to focus my time and energy doing things that bring me joy. Fans, friends and family tell me I'm the lucky one. I've figured it out. I know what I'm passionate about. I know what brings me joy...

October 31, 2017

So Many Flowers, So Little Time. My family had their fill of flowers the day prior, so I was alone my 2nd day in the Gardens. We wanted to explore other sites in Victoria before departing the next morning, and agreed I would only have 6.5 hours. Excited for my botanica...

October 24, 2017

With only 2 days at Butchart Gardens planning my time wisely was crucial. As surprising as it may sound, 2 days can fly by in the blink of an eye for a passionate posy enthusiast fulfilling her lifelong dream.  :-)

October 16, 2017

Ever have one of those days when you're too exhausted to do anything?...There I sat into the wee hours of the morning -- swirling and dragging pixels at my art 'therapy session'. The entire time feeling as if a gigantic bear hug was bestowed on me to comfor...

October 5, 2017

Do you recall your youthful enthusiasm of vacationing at Disneyland? As an avid flower lover visiting Butchart Gardens held the same allure. Lucky for me I have family living in the Pacific Northwest who graciously indulged my desire to spend 2 days soaking up all the...

May 9, 2017

(MOTHERHOOD IS) the biggest gamble in the world. It is the glorious life force. It’s huge and scary – it’s an act of INFINITE OPTIMISM. ~ Gilda Radner

April 27, 2017

What is springtime in Minnesota without a trip to the Sunken Garden inside the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory at Como Park? The perfumed floral scents, a kiss from a prince to awaken us from our winter slumber. The vibrant colors, a welcome change from Jack Frost's gray...

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