A GARDEN’S OPINION

The Colors of My Heart!

By | 2018-09-05T17:02:05+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|A GARDEN'S OPINION|

Admiring our newly erected American flag, I look over the garden area where it stands and I am thankful. Our home is the place where everyone gathers for the 4th of July celebration. I suspect that it’s because the concrete basketball court serves as an excellent ‘staging’ area for fireworks. Although the kids are old [...]

Autumn’s Simplicity

By | 2018-09-09T11:22:39+00:00 October 26th, 2016|A GARDEN'S OPINION, DEFINE YOURSELF|

LIFE IS A GIFT WE ARE GIVEN EACH DAY.  WE CAN NOT RECAPTURE A MOMENT ILL SPENT, SO TODAY PURPOSE TO DREAM ABOUT TOMORROW, BUT LIVE IN THE MOMENT.  DON’T WAIT, MAKE MEMORIES TODAY AND CELEBRATE  LIFE!   The garden pathway announces the autumn season with every step I take. The crystal clear water rushing [...]

Embracing the Seasons!

By | 2018-09-09T11:22:55+00:00 October 12th, 2016|A GARDEN'S OPINION, DEFINE YOURSELF|

Pumpkin pie spice lattes, boots, rakes, hoodies, and long yoga pants announce this time of the year. In September where I live, I need the heater in the morning and the air conditioning in the afternoon; in October the nights are cold and the garden begins its slumber. I love summer’s pizazz, but by the [...]

I Adopted a Baby Goose and He Turned My Household–and my Parenting—Upside-Down!

By | 2018-09-09T11:26:01+00:00 February 20th, 2016|A GARDEN'S OPINION, BETWEEN A ROCK AND A TEENAGER|

  Ever have a gut feeling while raising children? Listen to it! I named him Chester. A plucky little Canada goose that was given to me shortly after he’d been rescued. He came to live with us as a pre-teen, and no one was sure what this little scruff was as he scrambled between my feet everywhere [...]

Be the best at whatever you are…

By | 2018-09-05T17:12:42+00:00 September 7th, 2015|A GARDEN'S OPINION|

by Pamala Vincent It became necessary to end our eleven year friendship. For six months, I had struggled to keep her weight up, until the day our vet explained to me that her kidneys were failing. Our time was limited, and her body would soon shut down. Anyone who has had to say good-bye to [...]