the only place where housework comes before needlework is in the dictionary.  ~ mary kurtz

i like making a piece of string into something i can wear.  ~ author unknown

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iris ~ the messenger of love

discovered on a walk around my mother’s yard…

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since iris is the greek goddess for the messenger of love, her sacred flower is considered the symbol of communication and messages.  greek men would often plant an iris on the graves of their beloved women as a tribute to the goddess iris, whose duty it was to take the souls of women to the elysian fields. ~ hana no monogatari, the stories of flowers