flowers and more flowers

i must have flowers, always, and always. ~ claude monet

nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time. ~ georgia o’keeffe

old fashioned flowers

as for marigolds, poppies, hollyhocks and valorous sunflowers, we shall never have a garden without them, both for their own sake, and for the sake of old-fashioned folks, who used to love them. ~ henry ward beecher

old fashioned flowers and a visiting spider

sharing with flower art friday

yellow beach flowers

sharing with mosaic monday & color me weekly

i have always loved the beach. the smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm. ~ unknown


sharing with this moment, photo friday

though no one can go back and make a brand-new start,

anyone can start from now and make a brand-new ending. ~ carl bard

wedding flowers

i must have flowers, always, and always. ~ claude monet

people from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. ~ iris murdoch

in joy or sadness flowers are our constant friends. ~ kakuzo okakure, the book of tea