Category Archives: flowers

Indian Canyons, Palm Springs CA

It has been way too long since I’ve walked a distance in the peace and calm of nature. Indian Canyons was an experience of a lifetime and rather than write about it I believe that the best way to share … Continue reading

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A Quiet Walk along the Avenues of Palm Springs

Overcast skies and the threat of rain left us local to our hotel as we simply took in some of the culture with simple walks down the avenues of Palm Springs. The days on the avenues are built for people … Continue reading

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Fall gives way to thoughts of new ways of Community Gardening

As the vegetables growing in my raised bed gardens are giving way to fall I am slowly cutting things down to start preparing for next years plans. This seasons yield of crop wasn’t as good as last years as we … Continue reading

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Walking in a dream of reality

I took a walk at lunchtime yesterday with a completely open mind. I set my goal to a specific point then returned back to my place of employment to where I knew I would not be late. In doing so … Continue reading

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Stung by a Bee

I am simply walking past a bush when suddenly out of nowhere I see a bee darting towards me at record speed to push it’s stinger through the skin of my forearm. I have been stung before but this time … Continue reading

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Peace in the Garden

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The Morning Person

It’s 5:00 AM this Saturday morning and while most folks are still sleeping here I am sitting ┬áin my kitchen waiting for the world to awaken. This is my time to experience the silence of the world in my little … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #69 – The Energy of a Toddler

Yesterday was a day of rest like today. With our 19 month old Granddaughter Lilly with us all day it turned out to be much less of a day of rest. LOL. We had her with us all day not … Continue reading

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Garden Update

It has been several weeks since I did any updates on the raised bed gardens. Everything seems to be growing healthy and quickly. I noticed a few leaves being eaten about two weeks ago so I placed some more mint … Continue reading

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Gardens Planted for 2016

Look, I really do other things besides working out and watching my diet. Actually working these small gardens is one of my refuges from the everyday. I find myself at peace in the Garden.

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