Elegance In Central Minnesota

I was graced when not one but twenty-five painted-lady butterflies fluttered all around me.  I was transformed into a paradise setting, as I continued meandering through my garden.   I noticed several butterflies drinking nectar from the zinnia and sedum blossoms. It was refreshing to be outside on a gorgeous weather day watching nature.  A bumblebee…
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Butterfly Wings

I had been anticipating attending a special wedding for over a year.  After surgery, I faithfully worked on physical therapy exercises to be able to achieve this goal. My son and I entered the venue and I was mesmerized by the gracious innocence of a 2-year-old flower girl kneeling.  She was wearing butterfly wings over…
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Home Of The FREE Because Of The BRAVE

Memorial Day represents one day of national awareness and reverence, honoring those Americans who died while defending our Nation and its values. We should honor and pay tribute to these brave heroes for the profound contribution they have made to securing our Nation’s freedom. Last evening while viewing 50 flags swaying in the gentle breeze,…
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Love In The Sky

On this date, 91 years ago, my grandparents united in marriage. I reflected on their love today while viewing interlocking heart shaped clouds.  The warmth of love encompassed my surroundings.       In honor of their love and the 2 weddings I will be attending this week, I share one of  Gavin’s poem from…
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Regal White Lily

An Easter lily is a fragrant, trumpet-shaped blossom representing Christ’s resurrection. It speaks of purity  and grace.  Representing a new birth or new life, such as when one comes to Christ. The spiritual essence of Easter. Churches bank their altars surrounding a cross with masses of Easter lilies to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ…
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