• It Began with a Typewriter…

    October 25, 2019 by

    For a hook, this line might not be as compelling as “Once upon a time…” or “On a dark and stormy night…”. However, it is perfect to begin sharing my odyssey as a writer. Once upon a time, (sorry, couldn’t resist) I was a twenty-one-year-old wife wishing to make a career change. What? At such… Read more

  • Study of a Yellow Rose

    June 5, 2020 by

    If you have followed me on social media, you may have noticed most of my accounts have a yellow rose on their pages. It is a Floribunda named in honor of Julia Child. I took that photograph at the Antique Rose Emporium located just southwest of Independence, TX in Spring, 2017, and bought one to… Read more

  • Blooming in the Face of Adversity

    March 16, 2020 by

    The rose you see depicted in the photograph above is “La France”. She was the first to be classified as a Hybrid Tea in 1867, which to the gardener of today, puts her in a group of roses known as heirlooms. This rose has significance to me because she is the last one left in… Read more

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