Sarah Bernhardt Pink Peony: Blooms on a Mosaic Wall

I am not sure I will find a prettier picture tonight.  So here is my offering to you for this day: a gorgeous peony bloom from The Little Wild Garden.

For anyone who has just tuned in (thank you to my new visitors!), The Little Wild Garden was the name I gave to my beloved garden of 23 years, mostly because I let some wild natives (pretty weeds?) grow with the more cultivated plants of this world.  I no longer have that garden, but I am building a new garden in a wooded setting with my dear friend Jason.  Sometimes places and things must be traded for peace of heart and mind.

Perhaps some day I will have another mosaic covered border around a garden bed.  Do you think?

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”  ~Emerson

Enjoy this day!

Lynn

Decked out in Skulls and Gray: “The Fashion Stump”

Today is a brighter, happier day! The snow is melting outside. I feel I have been unable to run errands or get out on the roads for days and days. I thought perhaps we needed a “fashion” post from The Fashion Stump, not that this is fashion at all. This is called dressed way down in loose leggings, a dress covered in skulls, and a soft gray sweatshirt with darker gray roses all over it. But still, it’s the thought that counts, right?

The camellias that were so white and soft and beautiful last week are now frozen brown. There is something so beautiful about them. They look like they have been tea stained, still shaped perfectly. It makes me want to press them for a project of some kind. Hmmm. Maybe I will.

Out in the edge of “Lynnwood,” my woodland garden, the mushroom statue is pretty against the snow.  Lynnwood: my little magical forest that grows and changes very little at the time, while I heal and make decisions and think about things past and future. Mostly I try to just stay in the present moment. Just in this day. That is a safe thing to do. I believe too much worry shows we are in the past. Anxiety may prove that we are too much in the future. It’s best to stay in the right-now. All we have is today.

I am still looking for greenhouses at local shops and on Amazon. I want something small and simple that I can build around with wood and old windows. If I can dream it, I can do it.

Enjoy this day!

Lynn