Roses in November! At my Mom’s retirement home–The Village on the Thames–in Chatham, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2020.
You might say I had it coming. I was warned, after all. Ten days ago, my neighbour told me, “Rita, you have a little time but not much. It’s going to get cold, very cold! Just you wait and see! All of the leaves are going to drop.” He’d been doing yard work on a… Continue reading Daisy Days!
Now that’s pushing up daisies! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard in Windsor, Ontario.
I’ve heard it said you should set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning. A goal needs to excite you, and some say intimidate you a bit. If a goal is easy to achieve, it’s not a challenge, right? My planned pandemic/retirement project looked simple at first. My… Continue reading Pandemic Pumpkin Project!
A sunflower bloomed today! I get as excited about blooms in late October as I do for the first blooms of spring. Enjoying them while they last! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Obedient plants! Still lots of colour in my fall garden. © Rita Jacques. Windsor, Ontario.
Cleome and cosmos. Beauty springing forth from cracks in the patio concrete. Backyard patio. Windsor, Ontario.
“I’ve discovered the key to happiness!” Hands dirty from gardening, with a camera slung over one shoulder, I had dashed into the house to share my discovery with my hubby. Guy, seated at the kitchen table, looked up at me expectantly. “What’s the key to happiness, babe?” “Having a project, and taking photos every day!”… Continue reading Happiness!
Some of my zinnia flowers resemble pineapples with a crown! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
© Rita Jacques 2020. Succulent flowers. My patio, Windsor, Ontario.