Letters from a Hill Farm
Nan - your rose photo is so beautiful, wow!!!
I love the quote and the rose banner. If you want to see me amid my voracious rose logon to http://www.commonweeder.comI need help!
Pamela, these words were a chapter heading in my current book, Jane's Parlour by O. Douglas. I keep thinking how very much you would love this book.Thank you so much, Blessed with Four. Commonweeder, it is a William Baffin rose. Do you have one?? I'll be right over. :<)
Sigh. I don't know about the calmness of mind part, but OH! I do enjoy the little things. And thanks for stopping by over my way to commiserate about the weather and the ticks. I had to laugh when I clicked through to your tick photo. EGADS! If Blossom had THAT on her, even the new tick scoop would not have been a comfort. Always enjoy your blog and your visits at mine...
June, just after I wrote to you, Tom found a big, swollen one walking on the living room rug. Must have had its fill off one of the poor dogs, and then dropped off. YUCK. Thanks for your nice words, and I feel the same.
I envy her state of mind, but I do love the little things. I have never read her, but I believe she didn't have the easiest father!Lovely rose, I always think roses give such a lot, all flowers do, but roses are so special.I think Google has allowed me in again!!!!!
I hope someday I can say the same. Love all those flower photos.
Thank you so much for sharing that quote - I have just copied it out on a card for my mother - currently extremely ill with cancer, but the same words could have been written about her....Thanks also for linking to my Blog - I do so appreciate it - and will enjoy catching up with yours.All good wishes,x Elspeth
Carole, her book, Our Village, is free online. Here's the link:http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=1064507We could read it together if you like!Me, too, KSV. I've got the last one down easy. :<)Elspeth, I'm so sorry about your mother. I greatly enjoy your blog, and visit as often as I can.
Nan, thank you for this quote. Your rose banner is awesome.
Ernestine, thank you. The rose has been replaced by a peony now. I'm switching more often now that there are so many flowers to choose from. :<)
Now that I am a grandmother, it seems that I am often late in replying to your most-appreciated comments. But I read them as soon as they come in, and I will write as soon as I can. Please do come back and check. I love these blogging conversations. A little addendum - I've just spent quite a long time catching up with dear notes you left me months ago!! I do hope you can get back to read them. And I'm trying to be much more prompt now!Also, you may comment on any post, no matter how old, and I will see it.