Category Archives: Photos

Autumn

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~ Albert Camus Winter’s coming but until then find your favorite place in the park and enjoy nature at its best.     While most summer flowers have already given … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite things

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things. ~ Maria Rainer, Sound of Music Give me your quirky, your eclectic, … Continue reading

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All the leaves are brown

All over the state of California the drought is taking its toll on the flora, leaving trees and shrubberies, flowers and plants, dying alongside roadways and hillsides.. The lack of water is stressing them out causing their thirsty condition to become vulnerable to attack by … Continue reading

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And the Liebster Award goes to…

Getting to know new blogs is a fantastic way to connect with more people. Katherine at The Fashion and Mind…Travel! blog has nominated Romance, Suspense, & Chocolate for the Liebster Award, which we gratefully accept. In order to keep the nominating process going and allow … Continue reading

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San Diego abounds with fun and food

“People who love to eat are always the best people. – Julia Child” On our weekend trip to San Diego we may have missed out on its infamous Comic-Con by days but we made up for it by eating and drinking … Continue reading

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Mother Earth, oh, happy day!

“He plants trees to benefit another generation.” Caecilius Statius Earth Day. 2015. Give back. Plant a tree.   For most of my life I’ve taken trees for granted. They’ve always been there when I needed one. If you’ve ever been … Continue reading

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A garden is a grand teacher

A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ―Gertrude Jekyll Looking for a romantic setting? Look no farther than a garden. It holds  so much promise … Continue reading

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