Category Archives: Things I See Around Town

A Step or Two in another Direction

It is a challenge to write a garden blog when you don’t have a garden anymore. I lost mine when we sold our home and moved to a nearby retirement community. The wonderful friends who bought our home have already … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town: Imitations of Spring

Here we are in mid February, and I am finally beginning to see the early signs of spring in our region of North Carolina. The colder than normal weather we have experienced has pushed these early events a month later … Continue reading

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Things I See Around Town: You’ve Changed

It’s early June. As I move about town here in the Charlotte area, I am excited to see the colorful changes that are taking place in the gardening world. Plants that have been sleeping through spring are now shouting their … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Cause for Early February Smiles!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ambiance

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is AMBIANCE (or is that ambience???) Either way The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in Charlotte, NC has indeed created an evening with a special mood: the ambiance is JAZZ. On the first … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Next Door Neighbor

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The Art of the Brick

While we were in San Diego for Thanksgiving with our daughter and her family, we attended a leggo art exhibition.” The Art of the Brick”  at the Fleet Science Center in Balboa Park featured the astonishing creations of artist Nathan … Continue reading

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