Feeling

“Change the texture of your thoughts and your life will change. The future is not something we wait for, it is something we create.” —  Author Unknown   “Little moments can have a feeling and a texture that is very real.” — Ralph Fiennes *   *   * Sunflowers at Lyman Orchards. Photos by Mary … More Feeling

“To create a garden is to search for a better world.

In our effort to improve on nature, we are guided by a vision of paradise.  Whether the result is a horticultural masterpiece or only a modest vegetable patch, it is based on the expectation of a glorious future.  This hope for the future is at the heart of all gardening.” — Marina Schinz “If you … More “To create a garden is to search for a better world.

“How far you go in life

depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” — George Washington Carver * * * Mother and child, Tanzania, Africa, photo by Mary O’Connor © 2013