Open your eyes
I made an outing to Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, Illinois and was beyond dazzled. The garden shop is in an old manufacturing shop. The selection of plants, greens, pots and gifts was outstanding. A beautiful combination of history, nature, offerings and design.
I was driving around Elgin, Illinois the other night and was struck by the beauty of a stained glass wall on the side of the Salvation Army community building. What a wonderful gift the architect of this building gave to the community with this wall of color.
I was in Sycamore, Illinois over the weekend and I had to feed the meter with change. I haven’t had to feed a parking meter in over a decade. Luckily, I had some change…phew! I appreciated the design of the parking meter. Have you come across an old practice or thing lately that takes youContinue reading “Keeping It Old School”
This wee little owl was found in a hospital gift shop. It is placed on the windowsill. It brings much cheer to the room. When it catches my eye I can’t help but have a smile on my face. Small little things can have big positive impact. Here’s to finding small things that can bringContinue reading “Delight in the little things”
My daughter and I spied this Praying Mantis in the neighbor’s garden. Nature teaches us to slow down and look again for things may appear on a 2nd look. This was the first time I have ever seen a Praying Mantis in person, truly a sight to behold. Here’s to you slowing down and takingContinue reading “Look again!”
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