Sunday, September 19, 2021



Casey gave me a daughter when he married this beautiful girl in 2010.  I hope you do something special today!  Would love to be with you, but as always, we'll celebrate when we are all together.

Warm September Night in Virginia


Shades of Blue


Shades of blue over my mountains last evening.

Saturday, September 18, 2021


 This Mimosa Tree that had beautiful clusters of pink flowers all summer, now has beautiful green seed pods that hang like ornaments in preparation for Fall.

Friday, September 17, 2021


 WOW!  The Moon and Jupiter tonight!!

Garden Gifts

 Gifts from the garden today ~  two small tomatoes and another purple pepper!


"Autumn shows us how beautiful it is to let things go."


~photo by Audrey

Thank You

 Jake says "thank you" for the many birthday wishes!  He had a great birthday with cake, singing, ball playing, and lots of lovin'!

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Mr. Cardinal

This fellow was hopping around right outside my studio window this afternoon.  It was hard to get good shots as he was below the window, but he was having such a good time finding random bird seed, I had to try to snap some photos.

And God said, "I will send them without wings so no one suspects they are angels."


Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Birthday Cake

 "Is it time for cake yet, Mom?"

Yes, Jake!  Happy Birthday, Baby!!

Cheers to 10 more years.  I love you!!   

Birthday Boy

It's my Birthday!  I am 10 today!!  I am pretty sure my mom is more excited about this than I am.  I'll be excited when I see that cupcake in front of me after dinner tonight and when they sing "Happy Birthday Jake"

I Love My Porch


Aloe plant recently given to me by Carrie Cox.  So sweet that it has a baby.
Back porch time yesterday.  Have to spend as much time as I can out there (Jake loves it, too).  Fall is my favorite season.  I can enjoy cooler temps and beautiful views from this porch.  Brother Patrick always called it "The Treehouse".

Pumpkin Light

A touch of Fall in the kitchen corner.

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Thursday, September 9, 2021

Face Forward

 And here she is face forward.  (Right after I asked her to stay for a few minutes 😊).

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Pretty Sky This Evening


Hello Sweet One

Thank you for letting me get so close to you.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Monday, September 6, 2021


 The sedum is providing hair for the man on my metal plaque yard decor.

Around the Yard on Labor Day


Pretties around the yard today.  It is such a beautiful Labor Day.  81* with a lovely breeze.

Nowhere to Hide



Early Sunday morning, Sept. 5, 2021


Sunday, September 5, 2021

Back to Charleston

A sad, but beautiful, early morning.  Took Casey to the airport ~ back to Charleston he goes.  Had a wonderful visit with lots of talks, laughs, and memory making.
Be safe in the air my son.  I love you.