September 4, 2021 – Saturday Pipeline Swallowtail Blue – Google Image When I walked outside this morning, the first thing that I saw was a black and brilliant blue Pipeline Swallowtail Butterfly. It dipped and darted almost into my face,
Edith Holden was born in 1871, and she died in 1920, She was an illustrator during what she herself labeled the Edwardian period. Anyone who loved the PBS series Downton Abbey will recall that the timeline of that series was
August 30, 2001, Monday – Watch the Painted Parade! It rained last night, and although the sun has begun to peek from behind the clouds now, there is still a heavy wetness about my entire garden today. Several of my
If you are wondering how to create a garden journal, the most obvious answer is: Write. As usual, however, obvious answers are hardly ever true answers. Many times, they are insults thrust toward what a true answer might be. As
August 29 Sunday – Church In My Garden Today The grasses are arching above the places where the perennials had bloomed only weeks ago. The Purple Fountain grass is darker than most of my garden now, which is still a
The spring and early summer have been the months during which I created my garden in the Ozark mountains. I garden for many reasons, but one of those reasons is to celebrate life rather than merely existing in that life.
DOROTHY WORDSWORTH’S JOURNAL WRITTEN AT GRASMERE (14th May to 21st December 1800) May 14th, 1800.—The lake looked to me, I knew not why, dull and melancholy, and the weltering on the shores seemed a heavy sound. I walked as long
While she was alive, Dorothy Wordsworth was the uncelebrated sister of the famous Romantic poet William Wordsworth. Now, a couple of centuries later, Dorothy Wordsworth is lauded as one of the greatest nature diarists of all time. Dorothy was born