Sun flowery day, sweeping the clouds away

Sun flowery day, sweeping the clouds away

If regions had a flower, I'd like ours to be the sunflower. Friendly, unassuming and resilient, sunflowers meet raging storms with a wink and a Midwestern shoulder shrug. Then, they shake the rain off their petals, straighten their stems and stand tall again. They start each day with enviable cheer, turn their faces toward the [...]

Laura in Wonderland

Laura in Wonderland

Every now and then, you get to feel a little like Alice in Wonderland as you make your way through this old world. I did Saturday afternoon when I found myself wandering through one of the most beautiful, whimsical gardens I'd ever seen. And, like Alice, I stumbled onto the whole scene quite by accident. [...]