Hello fellow readers, There’s an Old Farmer’s Almanac calendar which sits by my desk noting Friday, April 13th is Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday. The 275th anniversary of his birth as a matter of fact. Beyond being a founding father and the third president of the United States, Jefferson
Hello fellow readers, As I share this week’s dilemma, delight or discovery in the garden of life, I can’t help but reflect on the significance of Memorial Day. A holiday set aside in memory of those that served. It’s heartwarming to see folks setting up the American flag in thei
Nature’s inspirations are sometimes seen looking up! I took this photo on December 18, 2015 from the side of the road; Cobblewood Road, Blairstown to be specific. As a result of stumbling upon this puffy treat I made a note-to-self : Never overlook looking up!
On a walk in the woods in mediation and reflection of the week gone by, I came across this leaf. To me a symbol of love. I was with my Mom last week and as many of you know, she is failing. I thought it was “her time” the nursing care facility warned prior to my 8-hour dri
Yesterday we enjoyed the thrill of walking on water; skiing really as I was outfitted with cross country skis while Curt and Miss Ellie were on foot. We were able to cross to the other side of Catfish Pond at Camp Mohican (known as Mohican Outdoor Center), a favored meditation spot wh
This photo entitled ‘Hope’ was as a holiday greeting to cherished colleagues and clients this year. But when I took the photo, only a few weeks after the passing of my beloved brother Bill, I didn’t think of the scene as Hope. True, the beauty of the long shadows ensued by the g
Big Pocono Sate Park a top Camelback ski mountain – I call, the Top of the World! I visited my Top of the World on Father’s Day, just as the mountain laurels were at peak. My trek to see their blooming glory is an annual visit I cherish. There couldn’t be a better planned lands
As a designer, I am grateful for the joy of helping others beautify their surroundings which often leads to sharing encouragement and life experiences; the inspiration for my column and now blog. It's more than about gardens... it’s about learning and growing as we share Dilemmas, Delights & Discoveries in the garden of life…