Roses for Today

“When God decided to make a rose He must have been thinking of you.” Roses are my favorites. Even though there is Foxglove and Fushia and even though there are Chrysanthemums and Marigolds. Even though there is Lavender, and Lantana, and Lily of the Valley. Even though the mountains sprout Lupine and pools float Lotus... Continue Reading →

Spring Has Come Anyway

“Did seasons change only when humans dictated, only when mankind in his knowledge, wisdom, and limited power provided; the earth would long since have failed to function.” c e hollis Yes, spring has come anyway. I am glad to be on the farm where I can watch her arrival with redbud blossoms, daffodils, greening grass... Continue Reading →

What is Heaven Like ?

"When one pictures heaven, he sees a grand-maned lion and carefree innocent children running and playing in open sunlit meadows of sweet grasses among untold numbers of windblown wildflowers." c.e.hollis I cannot tell you what heaven will be like. Ideas of heaven are as varied as the flowers on the face of the planet. But... Continue Reading →

Favorite Things––Things I Love

The world is so full of a number of things, I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings. Robert Lewis Stevenson   Roses. I love the shapes, the colors, the scent, the fragility, and the variety of roses.I love wildflowers blooming beside the road and flags flapping in the breeze. I love water... Continue Reading →

Summer’s Bounty

  Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson  When summer comes with flowers and fruit, vegetable garden, and plenty, we rejoice in the fullnees of it. We sit on a shaded porch or walk in a wildflower painted... Continue Reading →

Blazing Stars Wildflower of the Prairies

Summer on the prairies is a continual feast of beauty. c.e.hollis July finds us half way through our summer season in Oklahoma. The prairies are roaring with life. Grasses are shoulder high and in them bees buzz and bumble from flower to flower. There are birds in the mix and butterflies everywhere. Wasps, cicadas, and... Continue Reading →

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