One Year Since the Big Move

My daughter gave me a calendar for last Christmas.  She had gone through and written some things on each of the months and in June she wrote, “One year since you moved”.  At first, it doesn’t seem like a year has gone by since we packed up the Penske truck and took the 3-day (hellish)…

Fairytale Places I’d Like to Live

Not much is happening in my garden these days, so I thought I’d share some interesting photos I came across at the Free photo sharing site, Pixabay. These fairytale places contain elements I would require to be truly happy and at peace. 1. I would need a beautiful view, preferably with mountains and / or…

Good Morning

I’m writing this while I am waking up.  Sleeping in is not a usual thing for me.  I prefer to get up early because I do my best work in the morning, whether that is design work, blogging or house work.  As the day goes on I get lazier.  And by 3 or 4 in…

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,500 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to…

This Hydrangea Blog: 2013 Review

WordPress is an easy and fun place to write. Believe me, I don’t always enjoy writing, but I have to do it to promote my business. And I like to do it to share my interests. I’ve written at Google, but had a much harder time navigating that blog. AT the end of the year…

Is It Worth It To Blog?

Quite often when I check the blog stats I get a bit depressed. Gardening blogs are numerous. So many of us love to garden and share our backyard adventures, but at the same time gardeners know everything other gardeners know – don’t they? So why read someone elses blog when you already know it? This…

Organizing Pictures of Hydrangeas

With the busy gardening time of summer over I am not surprised that readers are scarce on my hydrangea blogs. My blog posts are pretty scarce too. I took a bunch of photos as my new hydrangeas grew and flowered over the summer and into fall, but they did not all get organized into the…