Perennials. Daisies that just come up year after year and never let me down with their wide-eyed beauty. Garlic chives. who knew that they were so LOVELY?!
The full, mature peonies came with the house, and thus began a lifelong love affair with their anty, heady scents and gorgeous full blooms. The irises were transplanted from my first true Brandon friend. Every spring when they come up, I think of her.
They make me so happy.
And the hens and chicks? Just picked them up at a yard sale. they're "little old lady hens and chicks". My favourite kind.
I never tire of the miracle of that.
Such good little piggies, they don't wander away.
and our dining room window draped in grape vines. There's no amount of home decor that can rival this annual beauty.
my deck is old and rotting. But we have so much fun and activity on it. These two little old chairs are a happy spot for me. They've gotten a lot of mileage through the years.
She's beautiful in every way.
So do the townspeople.
Discovered at a downtown antiques market while shopping with my long lost friend Donna.
The sheer perfection!
(I don't expect you to understand, but just try to feel the joy vibes through your web connection)
I found it at one of those garage sales where some frazzled daughter-in-law is trying to move her mother-in-law's "junk" in a hurry.
Lucky for me.