Six On Saturday: It’s All Purpley Today In the Garden

A new addition to my garden this year is the Agapanthus……The dark purple “Storm Cloud” is just now blooming……. The “Indigo Frost” has bloomed twice already! Here is the Agapanthus bud…… Another new addition is the allium, “Millennium.” It is my first time for allium too and I wish I had bought more………… The tucked…

#RoofSquares in Venice

Venice is a soft golden yellow! Inside and out! We’re almost down to the wire for Becky’s Square Challenge! I have enjoyed seeing everyone’s roof squares………

#RoofSquares in Quebec City, Canada

Here we have some #RoofSquares from Quebec City, Canada! These gals are suspended between the roof tops! And here a new roof is in the making in the mural on the wall……. and a fancy hotel roof is framed in a bright blue sky! Won’t you join us with your square for Becky’s Square Challenge?…

WeekendCoffeeShare: Do You See Anything?

Good Morning everyone! We would be having coffee this morning, but I am busy looking for something! There is supposed to be seven tons of Tennessee Old Orchard field stone sitting at the end of my driveway……..  Do You see anything? Maybe we should get up closer in case we are missing something………. Nope, nothing…

Six On Saturday: My Garden Porch and a Few Good Reads

Sometimes it’s just nice to sit in my indoor garden porch and watch the world go by……..surrounded by all things gardening……….. Then cozy up with a good gardening book or magazine………like Cottage Living (I have every issue from the first) Or read a book or two………notice my sprout page markers? My favorite garden author (this…

#RoofSquares in Melk, Austria

Today for Becky’s Square Challenge we are in Melk, Austria. In 1929, the Melk Abbey sold their copy of the Gutenberg Bible to Yale University to begin restorations on the Abbey, which is still in process today. In the village looking up, we can see a roof, above a roof, above a roof! At the…

MeetTheBloggers: Affinity Word Prompt

I have an affinity for green and white in the garden! And a touch of lavender! with a couple of chimney pots thrown in for good measure! The word is affinity this week with MeetThe Bloggers………..  What is your affinity?

#RoofSquares: Budapest, Hungary

Today for Becky’s Square Challenge I am showing a Castle and Church that is now in a beautiful, big public park in Budapest. My best memory of this park is talking with a group of sisters, (they looked like gypsies) as best I could, because they didn’t speak English and I didn’t speak, whatever language…

#RoofSquares: Is Rome the Most Photogenic City?

Here I am back in my Rome photo collection! More #RoofSquares for Becky’s Challenge this month! There is something about the light that is just right……………… There is something about the architecture and the shadows………. There is something about the sullenness that only Rome can reveal………… There is the pride in “We are Still Standing.” And…

WeekendCoffeeShare: In the Garden on Sunday

Come join me on the porch this morning for some coffee! What shall we drink today? How about Dark Side of the Moon, with notes of sweet chocolate, caramel and toast? Oh, that sounds perfect this morning! I am getting ready to hit the road for the summer……. but before I go, I get all…

Six On Saturday: My Cottage Garden

Here is my SOS of the End Cottage garden…………..The spiderwort is spidering……. The shrub roses are rosing……… The catmint is minting……… The peonies have peonied……… The honeysuckle is honeying out on the fence……….. and the dwarf shrub roses are showing off the salvia………. See you in a garden next week! What are you showing for…

#RoofSquares in Rural France

My Roof Featured Photo was taken at the train Station in Paris, but let’s get out of the city and into the small, hilltop village of Séguret, which is one of the villages on the Côtes du Rhône Scenic Loop! Tiny streets here…………… This place, in Chamonix, just needs a little tender care and love….

#RoofSquares in Cesky Krumlov, the Czech Republic

Today for Becky’s Square Challenge we are in one of the most beautiful villages in the world…… Well that is my opinion! Cesky Krumlov is a magical village situated on the twisty Vltava River, which makes a perfect S through town. Above the Old Town is the Castle Town. The one main street winds through…

MeetTheBloggers: A Photo Challenge

There is a new PHOTO challenge from MeetTheBloggers. This week we are to feature Signs…… so here is Cairo, Egypt! Most signs are in English and Arabic…….. and who knew there was a Cairoland? or police for the tourists? I hope you have enjoyed my signs for this week’s challenge! Check with MeetTheBloggers for the…