As Ann's garden became my own, I began to understand the passion that we humans have for transforming the earth with our bare hands, not to grow food, but to hold our memories. This is our way of putting ourselves into the earth.
Rose is a popular ingredient in skin care -- and with good reason! Extracts of this delicate flower may be used on all skin types but are often included in products for dry, sensitive, and mature skin. Now is a great time to highlight the many ways rose is used in beauty.
Take some time to just be in your own head whenever you're walking to or from your next destination. You just might be surprised what wonderful, beautiful and (sometimes) top secret message the universe has in store for you.
It was Marion's second date with Michael M. Smith, and he asked her whether she wanted to see his cemetery. She found herself at the Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead, the city's oldest house that's still used as a private home.
While the temperatures hovered in the teens, I witnessed Will Ryman's playful urban Eden -- 25-foot stemmed cotton candy pink and Venetian red roses with grass-green colored foot-long thorns -- sprouting.
Seeing Ryman's art is a bit like walking up and down the grid streets of Manhattan, surrounded by buildings in various states of completion -- an architect's work, like an artist's, on display for all to see.