Starbursts in Spring

“Look around at the azaleas making fuchsia starbursts in spring; look at a full moon hanging silver in a black sky on a cold night. And realize that life is glorious, and that you have no business taking it for granted.” (Anna Quindlen) Enjoying the beauty of our azaleas today and definitely not taking life…

In our woodland garden: Azaleas

“Look around at the azaleas making fuchsia star bursts in spring; look at a full moon hanging silver in a black sky on a cold night. And realize that life is glorious, and that you have no business taking it for granted.“(Anna Quindlen)

Blooming now in my corner of North Georgia: Azaleas

The azaleas are blooming in “waves” this Spring beginning with the tiniest azalea plants and then moving on to the very large azalea bushes.¬† Our row of azaleas along the side of the house haven’t received enough sun yet and is showing only a couple of blooms. The white azalea bush which receives a lot…

Reading aloud

Ever since my husband had a major stroke last February, he has been unable to read. One problem is that the stroke left him with¬†hemianopia, or visual field cut, a loss of the right half of his vision in both eyes. However, it also appears that he suffered a loss of reading ability owing to…