Monday Morning Blooms: Roses & Hope Now song by Addison Road

A little floral lift today: Cut flowers have been on a “blow out” sale this September and so we have enjoyed a few different bundles. Mostly multi-colored roses, but if you scroll down – then you can see some sunflowers too.  I have always known that flowers offer a lift, yet I was reminded again … More Monday Morning Blooms: Roses & Hope Now song by Addison Road

What’s on My Plate (& #Treesquare July 20-21)

Hello Readers, joining “What’s On My Plate” monthly challenge.  First – the #Treesquares  Those trees in transport can turn into some nice wooden trays (below) which can serve up some nice food dishes.   I sure do love a nice wooden tray.  How about you? You know, not too heavy – but solid and with slim handles? Now … More What’s on My Plate (& #Treesquare July 20-21)

Monday Morning Blooms (#Treesquare July 19)

Hello Readers,  Monday Morning Blooms for #Treesquare  The Crepe Myrtle’s are lavishing some love on us with their flowers this month.   No blooms on this little ceramic tree, but the pink color fits right in today, eh? Quote for today: “The love I give is second hand, someone gave me lots of love first.” See you all … More Monday Morning Blooms (#Treesquare July 19)

Monday Morning Sunflower Blooms & Sunset for #SundayStills(June 21, 2021)

Hello Readers,  I hope this post finds everyone well. Linking up with Terri and her #SundayStills theme for the week, which is #Sunrise-Sunset.  Here is my sunset – across the Virginia Mountains  Last month, while on a sunset walk along the “canal walk” in Richmond Virginia, I saw this indoor art – and took a photo … More Monday Morning Sunflower Blooms & Sunset for #SundayStills(June 21, 2021)

Monday Morning Blooms & Sunset Across the Landscape (March 22, 2021)

Hello Readers,  I hope this post finds everyone well. I am taking a blog break and here is a check in post (updated – wink)  Some sunset images from a road trip last year – Some music from an awesome guy I worked with back in the 1990s- a great musician – Jeffrey Rose – and … More Monday Morning Blooms & Sunset Across the Landscape (March 22, 2021)

Monday Morning Blooms – Research about Gardening for Mental Health

Happy Monday Readers,  It is time for Monday Morning Blooms. This time with a little research about why gardening is good for mental health. Many of us know this already (and linking to Trent’s weekly smile because gardening brings a smile) but there is empirical support for this garden and improved mental health connection. I had to make a video about … More Monday Morning Blooms – Research about Gardening for Mental Health

Monday Morning Cherry Blossoms – from Richmond and D.C.

Happy Monday Readers,  It is time for Monday Morning Blooms.  Both of City Sonnet’s color challenges match my post today –  colors and letters: “wild rose color shade” photo a day: “creative” There is a hint of mild, wild rose shade in the cherry blossoms. Our “hanging in there cherry tree” bloomed in early April this … More Monday Morning Cherry Blossoms – from Richmond and D.C.

Monday Morning Blooms: Lemony-Yellow (& Dickinson’s Bobolink Poem)

Happy Monday Readers,  City Sonnet’s color today is Lemon (here) and so here are lemony-yellow blooms.  Here is the Emily Dickinson poem for this post: The Way to Know the Bobolink (popular songbird in the 1800s in Massachusetts and Dickinson calls the Bobolink the “bird of birds”):  List of Emily Dickinson’s 1,775 Poems HERE Slideshow with some … More Monday Morning Blooms: Lemony-Yellow (& Dickinson’s Bobolink Poem)

Monday Morning Blooms with a Splash of Blues

Happy Monday Readers,  The  Snowball Bush is today’s featured bloom.           __ Some Blues…. Blue Blooms:   Blues Vibe Music: The song for this post is Sean McConnell’s song, “I Don’t Want to Know” McConnell’s “I Don’t Want to Know” song starts with the harmonica and seemed to fit this “bloom and … More Monday Morning Blooms with a Splash of Blues

Monday Morning Blooms – 13,000 Daffodils, oh my!

Happy Monday Readers, Last week, I looked up daffodils to see the different types.  Going HERE I found that there are over 13,000 distinct daffodil “varieties.”  And HERE they noted “there are between 40 and 200 species, subspecies or varieties and over 32,000 named hybrids.” Well I just know that there are lots of them.  … More Monday Morning Blooms – 13,000 Daffodils, oh my!