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Autumnal front porch

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Autumn John Clare I love the fitfull gusts that shakes The casement all the dayAnd from the mossy elm tree takes The faded leaf awayTwirling it by the window-paneWith thousand others down the lane I love to see the shaking twig Dance till … Continue reading

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La Rochelle and College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine

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On our last afternoon on Mount Desert Island, we visited La Rochelle Mansion and Museum and walked around the campus of the College of the Atlantic. La Rochelle La Rochelle is a waterfront mansion built in 1903 in the Georgian … Continue reading

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Our house this Spring

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Our home received a makeover this Spring on both the inside and outside. We filed a claim with our home insurance company last Fall for soot damage and received an assessment from a home renovation/restoration company from Elizabethtown. So, when … Continue reading

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Ward-Meade Park Botanical Gardens in Topeka, Kansas

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For Spring break fun this year, we headed to the heartland to visit our Aunt Karen and David’s hometown. Usually when we drove to Kansas through Indiana and Illinois, we would see corn fields along the whole way. This time … Continue reading

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Adornments for our back patio

Begonia (red), vinca (white), succulents and purple Angelonia.

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Our front porch this Spring

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Our color theme this year is purple and white. We hope to have more white flowers on our front porch this summer. African daisies in the window flower box White and purple verbena in hanging baskets Purple petunias in pots

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Mother’s Day’s picnic at historic Whitehall in Louisville

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Most of the flowers were only in buds last time we visited Whitehall, so we didn’t see much of the flower garden there. It was also an overcast, slightly drizzling day. This time, thanks to the intermitten sunshine, we got … Continue reading

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White Hall House and Estate Garden in Louisville

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Last weekend, we went on an excursion to Louisville to visit White Hall House’ Estate Garden. David and I became interested in gardening last Spring, when we started watching a British gardening show on Netflix. Gardening is a British national … Continue reading

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Our animals enjoy being together

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Laura and Annie like being near each other these days. They also like to be near us. Lately, whenever I do yard work, Laura would stay around near me to keep me company. Yesterday afternoon, David and I were busy … Continue reading

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Some Spring blooms in Campbellsville

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These trees are dogwood and redbuds (the violet bloom), and this is the second wave of Spring flowering in our town. The first wave of beautiful Spring bloom was rendered by spectacular magnolia trees, but we failed to capture them … Continue reading

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