Showing posts from June, 2014

Some Flowers and Crochet to help make your day!

Hi Friends… Need a little pick me up?   I could sure use one today!  It's rainy and chilly this morning…I even turned on the fireplace to  take off the chill…it's June!  Wow.  I love when the weather does this though... It's a nice change this time of year.  It's a perfect day to just read a book, but I can't  seem to stay focused on one. It's supposed to be back into the sunny 70's and 80's next week, so  looks like this chilly, rainy day and hopefully my mood will be  short lived!  There's so much busyness going on, like with this bee,  and just too many things  taking up space in my head right now.  I tend to worry needlessly about things that haven't even happened. It's so frustrating and such a waste of time, but how do you change that about yourself? Don't you hate it when you feel that way?   I think I just need to stop and sme

The Dogwood Tree

Hi friends!  Just dropping by to say hello. It seems as though the Dogwood tree in our garden  has even more blossoms on it  this year than it did last. I love how it looks as though the blossoms are  weighing down the branches. The tree was here when we moved in 2 years ago, so I don't really  know how old it is.  I'm guessing it's a fairly young tree though. My mother loved Dogwood blossoms/trees, so I was  thrilled to discover I would have one in my garden to  enjoy and remind me of her.  Have you ever read about the legend of the Dogwood?  In Jesus' time, the dogwood grew  To a stately size and a lovely hue.  'Twas strong and firm it's branches interwoven  For the cross of Christ its timbers were chosen.  Seeing the distress at this use of their wood  Christ made a promise which still holds good:  "Never again shall the dogwood grow  Large enough to be used so.  Slender and