A Rainy Day in Giverny

Giverny is a village in the region of Normandy in northern France. It is the site of the home of Impressionist painter Claude Monet who lived and worked here from 1883 until his death in 1926. The artist’s former home and elaborate gardens, where he produced his famed water lily series, are now the FoundationContinue reading “A Rainy Day in Giverny”

Ponds, Rocks and Gardening

      I look out the window and see flurries of snow.  Yet, I’m getting excited about Spring, gardening, mowing the grass, and working on the trails.  I love to mow the grass.  And, our lawn is big.  Someone asked me once how big our lawn is, and I said it is as bigContinue reading “Ponds, Rocks and Gardening”

Who’s Tired of Snow?

Who isn’t gazing out the window and thinking of the next season to come – Spring.  Don’t get me wrong, snow, especially in our rural area, is beautiful.  The drawback is that coldness comes with it, and cold isn’t so great for old bones such as mine. So, let’s dwell for a moment on anotherContinue reading “Who’s Tired of Snow?”