Although not part of my trip to Japan, in a spirit of peace and goodwill, I would like to share this Christmas thought because Christmas brings hope and happiness around the world. Happy Holidays to all!
My lovely garden flowers took a hit with the recent passing of a couple hard frosts. The flower garden now displays itself in various hues of brown although with the occasional surviving bloom hidden to all but the diligent looker. Now, brown isn’t a bad color; but in the garden setting brown indicates the fun of the garden is over for a while. Some plants die with the first frost of winter (annual-type plants) while some (perennial-types) simply go dormant, ready to grow back at the coming of spring.
With the brown garden in mind, join me for just a moment while I dig deep and pull up a lesson learned from the garden. Continue reading