Summer at home…

“Live at home”~ George Washington Carver

This is the first summer I am not travelling to India or any other places. The travel restrictions have forced me to stay here. In the beginning I felt sad but then I started thinking about “Something good will always come out of something bad”. 

I started enjoying my everyday hike/walk and I decided to work on my front garden.

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My first Clemantis

Everything that slows us down and forces patience, everything that sets us back into the slow circles of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.~ May Sarton

 

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Daylily

Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible.~ Anne Wareham

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Soir de Paris
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Coral Dawn
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Catmint

I love to spend time in my little garden (there are not so many plants yet) and I am glad I trusted my instincts.

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Weekend 97

My weekend begins with this glorious image

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Today at 2:20 am

HEARTWORK

Each day is born with a sunrise
and ends in a sunset, the same way we
open our eyes to see the light,
and close them to hear the dark.
You have no control over
how your story begins or ends.
But by now, you should know that
all things have an ending.
Every spark returns to darkness.
Every sound returns to silence.
And every flower returns to sleep
with the earth.
The journey of the sun
and moon is predictable.
But yours,
is your ultimate
ART.
~ Suzy Kassem

to be continued …

At Home – 5:15 am

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Let every dawn of morning be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close.~ John Ruskin (The Two Paths)

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Whatever it is you’re seeking won’t come in the form you’re expecting.~ Haruki Marukami

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I’d come to see that home wasn’t just about the place where you lived or the memories within the walls. It was the love you saw reflected in the eyes of the people around you, and the strength of your own feelings that made a place home.~ R.E. Butler (A Flash of Fang)

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