Through the Garden Gate

  “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.  Gardening is an instrument of grace.”   ~May Sarton   Photographs taken by Tonya R. Hengerer at Hidcote Manor Gardens and Kiftsgate Court Gardens in Gloucestershire, England–the Cotswolds

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Inner Peace

  “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.” ~Pema Chödrön     “There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” ~Epictetus   “In the process of letting go you will lose many things from […]

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Friday Farm Favorites

Love my sweet writing companion. 🙂   “If you want to concentrate deeply on some problem, and especially some piece of writing or paper-work, you should acquire a cat.  Alone with the cat in the room where you work…the cat will invariably get up on your desk and settle placidly under the desk lamp…The cat will settle down and be […]

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Through the Garden Gate

  “Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help.  Gardening is an instrument of grace.”   ~May Sarton   Photographs taken by Tonya R. Hengerer at Hidcote Manor Gardens and Kiftsgate Court Gardens in Gloucestershire, England–the Cotswolds

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The Weekly Bleat

“By the River,” 11 x 14 acrylic on canvas   A heartfelt thank you to my friend, Donna as well as my art teacher, Mrs. W for their helpful input and kind encouragement on my latest painting.     “An extraordinary dream by Lord Charles Wellesley. (Charlotte Bronte) ‘In this slumber I thought I was walking on the banks of […]

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