Yesterday, I had to drive to Gaylord for supplies.  I reached for the button to turn on the radio and stopped. I thought I would see how long I could go without any noise. I traveled down I-75 and was looking at the beautiful countryside. The morning sun was dancing off the fresh, green foliage giving it a glow. The rolling green hills greeted me as I rounded every bend in the road. Often the hills made me think I … Continued

Flowers, Flowers Everywhere

Yes, it is finally that time of year when we can go out for a walk amid the newly leafed trees and fresh grass, to find natures jewels…wildflowers. I went out with a friend and saw wildflowers I had never seen before. I took some pictures so I could share them with you. We hope that no matter where you live you are able to get out for a spring walk and enjoy all the beauty that springtime brings.  Forget-me-n Columbine … Continued

Flower Power

Every year my sister, Ellie, and her husband, Art, bring flowers for us to plant around the motel. This year they brought 480 pink and white begonias, 62 diamond frost, 48 bucopa and 24 ornamental kale. We used 8 bags of dirt and 12 bags of mulch. With all of us working, we were able to finish all the planting in about seven hours. Everything looks so barren without flowers, leaves and green grass. just adding fresh plants and mulch … Continued

Thousand Footer In The Fog

The month of May has brought several foggy days. I know that I have posted several pictures of fog on the blog. But there is something mysterious and beautiful about fog. One minute you looking at the bridge and the next minute you can’t see the bridge because the dense fog has moved in. That was exactly the way it was a couple of days ago. The fog was so dense I could not see the pool . About mid morning, … Continued