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A Stroll in the Garden

The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do. -Kobe Bryant

Marguerite Daisy

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Marguerite Daisy

If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything. I’m positive that a doer makes mistakes. -John Wooden

Salvia

It’s a wonderful thing to be optimistic. It keeps you healthy and it keeps you resilient. -Daniel Kahneman

Salvia

You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind. -Joyce Meyer

Columbine

In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision. -Dalai Lama

Columbine

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. -Helen Keller

Batchelor Button/Cornflower

Say and do something positive that will help the situation; it doesn’t take any brains to complain. -Robert A. Cook

Batchelor Button/Cornflower

It’s your outlook on life that counts. If you take yourself lightly and don’t take yourself too seriously, pretty soon you can find the humor in our everyday lives. And sometimes it can be a lifesaver. -Betty White

Columbine

Wondrous is the strength of cheerfulness, and its power of endurance – the cheerful man will do more in the same time, will do it; better, will preserve it longer, than the sad or sullen. -Thomas Carlyle

Columbine

Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you’re going to live your life. -Joel Osteen

Allium

Love yourself. It is important to stay positive because beauty comes from the inside out. -Jenn Proske

Allium

In times of great stress or adversity, it’s always best to keep busy, to plow your anger and your energy into something positive. -Lee Iacocca

Allium

I was blessed with certain gifts and talents and God gave them to me to be the best person I can be and to have a positive impact on other people. -Bryan Clay

Allium

So long as you’ve got your friends about you, and a good positive attitude, you don’t really have to care what everyone else thinks. -Gail Porter

Columbine

A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events and outcomes. It is a catalyst and it sparks extraordinary results. -Wade Boggs

Columbine

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

See the world around you!

A Stroll in the Garden

“All you need is love and a cat.” – Unknown

Iris

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Iris

“I had been told that the training procedure with cats was difficult. It’s not. Mine had me trained in two days.” – Bill Dana

Goat's Beard

“Cats are connoisseurs of comfort.” – James Herriot

Verbena

“Time spent with cats is never wasted.” – Sigmund Freud

Geranium

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer

Geranium

“What greater gift than the love of a cat.” ― Charles Dickens

Snow in Summer; Cerastium

“Never try to outstubborn a cat.” ― Robert A. Heinlein, Time Enough for Love

Snow in Summer; Cerastium

“I have studied many philosophers and many cats. The wisdom of cats is infinitely superior.” ― Hippolyte A. Taine

Calendula

“Cats leave paw prints in your heart, forever and always.” – Unknown

Floral Reflections, Kallie

Kallie

RIP

March 01, 2017 – June 21, 2021

A Stroll in the Garden

Sweet are the thoughts that savour of content, The quiet mind is richer than a crown… ― Robert Greene

Iris

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Columbine

I am a minimalist. I like saying the most with the least. ― Bob Newhart

Veronica Waterperry

If talk is cheap, then being silent is expensive. And many people it seems, can’t afford to buy into it. ― Anthony Liccione

Iris

She liked the life she had. She loved habits. She craved a day with nothing in it, a long, quiet stretch of hours in the studio.― Ann Brashares, Sisterhood Everlasting

Iris

“You’re very perceptive for a guy who can go a whole day without talking,” she said, peering up at him. “That’s why I’m perceptive.” ― Nicholas Sparks, The Longest Ride

Iris

I have both the violent turbulence of the storm and the quiet promises of God in the storm. And what I must work to remember is that something is not necessarily stronger simply because it’s louder. ― Craig D. Lounsbrough

Iris

I am a believer in silence. The value of silence. The power of silence. The space that isn’t an absence but a presence. A pause that is bigger than the noise that surrounds it. A gap that is a mirror. A gulf that is a bridge. The emptiness that is rejuvenating. The space that is full of more than it could ever contain. ― Helen Rickerby, How to Live

Marguerite Daisy

Stay safe. Stay healthy.

See the world around you!

A Stroll in the Garden

For those of you who walk in my garden regularly…the following photos were taken before I brought out the macro lens to practice.  

Just so ya know.

Snapdragon

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Snapdragon

“Love is a springtime plant that perfumes everything with its hope, even the ruins to which it clings.” – Gustave Flaubert

Fireweed

“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for.  And the most you can do is live inside that hope.  Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.”

-Barbara Kingsolver

Allium

Allium

“Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.” – Jonas Salk

Allium

“You are not here merely to make a living, you are here in order to enable the world to live more amply, with greater vision, with a finer spirit of hope and achievement. You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.”

– Woodrow Wilson

Foxglove

Foxglove

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.”

– Michelle Obama

Columbine

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.”

– Emily Dickinson

Allium

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

Rose

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

– Romans 15:13

Stay healthy!  Stay safe! 

A Stroll in the Garden

 

We might think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us. -Jenny Uglow

Flycatcher

Oak Tree

What is a weed?  A plant whose virtues have never been discovered. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

Rhubarb

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. – Cicero

Coral Bells

Allium

Columbine

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy.  They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. -Unknown

Peony

Marguerite Daisy

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