Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Roses from Our Garden: Saint Patrick

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I have quite a bit of Irish in my background, so I just had to have this rose — Saint Patrick — in our yard.  It’s a little hard to tell in this picture, but when the blossom first opens the outer petals have a touch of green to them.  I guess that explains how it got its name.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Roses from Our Garden: Malibu

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We may not make it to California to see the beauty of that state in person, but at least we can enjoy this gorgeous Malibu rose right in our own yard.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Freedom's Glow Lily

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Betsy and I are fortunate to have flowers blooming almost continuously from Spring through Autumn.  While roses are our very favorites, we also enjoy some beautiful lilies this time of the year.  This beauty is called Freedom's Glow.  I love the color.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Early Morning Beauty

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I remember hearing a song ‘O How I Hate to Get Up in the Morning’ as a child.  That song has been on my mind a great deal since Betsy and I have started taking early morning walks around the golf course behind our house.  (We have to get an early start so we finish before the golfers arrive!).  But although I may hate getting up, there are some definite rewards that make it all worthwhile.  This is one of those rewards.  Taken April 30, 2016.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Floor Show Iris

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Betsy and I have been pleased with the display that our irises are putting on this Spring.  I think we’ve had more blossoms this year than we’ve ever had.  We’ve had about 20 different varieties in bloom so far.  This beauty is called Floor Show.  It, like most of our other irises, is a rebloomer, so we hope to enjoy another display in the autumn.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Glade Morning Sky


It's not always easy to get up at the crack of dawn, but my Beautiful Bride and I make an attempt to do so in order to walk the golf course before the golfers take it over.  Although there are days when I would like nothing more than stay in bed, getting up bright and early enables to see the glories of God's magnificent creation.  This scene greeted us last week as we made our way around the back nine of the Druid Hills Golf Course.

Monday, February 22, 2016

Snowy Golf Course Under a Blue Sky

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Someone who shall remain nameless says we never get enough snow here in the Glade.  I agree that we don’t get much, but what we do get snow it can be absolutely beautiful.  I got this photo of a snow-covered fairway under a brilliant blue sky from behind our house.  This photo was taken February 13, 2014.