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How Do You Spend Memorial Day?

Phyllis Inspiration 27 Comments

Memorial Day around our house is a day of getting the gardens planted and sprucing up the perennial plants that make their appearance every year. My roses are a favorite as they put forth their first blooms. I gather blossoms to dry for everlasting bouquets that I enjoy year-round. We just harvested the last of the English peas. They require …

It’s Graduation Time!

Phyllis People 35 Comments

Well it is graduation time all across the country. Hearts are swelling with pride as proud parents and grandparents are doting on their graduates. It is especially near and dear to us as we have had two college graduations this year. Our first graduation was Aaron’s, who graduated from Georgia Tech in nuclear engineering. Neal and I were proud as …

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Blogger Spotlight: Pretty Pink Tulips

Phyllis Blog Spotlight 30 Comments

Tulip season has finally arrived in the Northeast! After a long winter, and this past winter being much longer than most, seeing the arrival of tulips is like seeing nature’s exclamation points (upside down)! My blog is named Pretty Pink Tulips, after the more than 1000 pink tulips that surround my house each Spring. My outdoor “signature”, so to speak. And, …