Monday Memories: Warren Dunes in the snow, late 1970s

Located along the shore of Lake Michigan in southwestern Michigan, Warren Dunes State Park was a favorite place to visit in the summer because of its beach along the lake. We went there often when we lived in South Bend, IN which is about 35 miles away. However, we also liked to visit in the…

Winter blooms

On these gloomy, gray days it’s nice to have flowers blooming in my kitchen.  I don’t remember the African violet plant and the Christmas cactus ever blooming at the same time before.   “In the depths of winter I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” –  Albert Camus

Tuesday Photo Challenge: Cold

It’s my first time participating in Dutch Goes the Photo‘s Tuesday challenge.  You can participate or view other interpretations of cold here.

Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Thomas Wentworth Higginson

  Thomas Wentworth Higginson was an America author, a Harvard educated Unitarian minister, a militant abolitionist who once led an armed group in an attack on the federal courthouse in Boston in a effort to prevent a fugitive slave from being returned to the South, and one of the leading proponents of women’s rights in the decade before…

Destino’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Winter

November was the coldest on record here in my corner of Northeast Georgia, but it was in the 60s here today.  It’s not feeling much like winter, so these are photos from last year.  Or was it the year before that? Join Destino’s challenge or enjoy other photos of winter here.

Wintering Over

Last week while working in the garden I harvested a bunch of carrots that had wintered over since last year.  Hubby and I had enough to eat with two meals.