Category Archives: Creative Things

New Beautiful Cushions

Joyce has been making beautiful cushions.  Here are the latest from her “production line.”  Some are for our couch and some are for grandson, Kai, who just turned four years old.  Can you guess which is which? The monster pillow … Continue reading

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Joyce’s Garden June 2014

Here are some of the recent developments in Joyce’s Garden . . .  including oak-leaf hydrangea, lilies, clematis, pansies, iris, ivy,  swing, as well as general views.    

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Re-gardening

The winter was hard for Kentucky and for us and we lost several bushes — among them two large knock-out roses and a cherry laurel.  So . . . with the final arrival of spring, it was time for re-gardening … Continue reading

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Recent Creations

What do you do when there is no one to tell you what is next on the to-do-list?  When you are totally free to create your own world?  I have this luxury quite a bit of the time and very … Continue reading

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One of God’s creatures

Last night I discovered a large moth affixed to our porch wall.  It was about 6 inches across the wingspan.  I have never seen one like this outside a zoo or museum. I thought someone might enjoy seeing this special … Continue reading

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Robins and Peonies 2

Dear and Faithful Reader: It saddens my heart to tell you that “my” little robins did not make it.  The original three eggs ended up with only one fledgling and he/she has “passed on.”  I think that the wind and … Continue reading

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Robins and Peonies 1

Spring has finally arrived and my mowing is going on apace.  Joyce’s flowers have blossomed well — her Dogwood, her Peony Bush, and my Apple Blossoms.  I will leave it to you to figure out which is which in the next three pictures.   In addition a … Continue reading

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The Grotto

Yesterday we visited “The Grotto”, a beautiful prayer garden on a hillside in Portland, Oregon.  Here are some of the pictures from that tranquil site.  Statues of Jesus, St. Joseph, St. Francis, and many others stand among towering pines.  Jesus … Continue reading

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“Decorations” for Kai . . .

As the birth of Kai approached, Joyce made a number of beautiful and practical items for him.  These are now in use or ready for use.  The following pictures will give you some idea of a grandmother’s love.  TLT

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New grandson–KAI

Well, the long-awaited laptop finally arrived at the door here in Oregon so that I am now able to download pictures, check my email, and send you a post of our recent life. I will not say much; just send you a couple … Continue reading

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