Hi All, Lovely day for a bike ride in Minneapolis Minnesota. More ducklings hatched & a pair of wild turkey came to visit. Also, 3 buds on my peony bush this time. The ants are busy helping the blossoms open. Here’s some pictures from the day.
Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone. Take time to enjoy the flowers along the way. Peace to you and yours. Sincerely, Melissa Blanchard
Hi, Here’s my memorial garden highlights as we enter summer time. Its been hectic at work but I enjoy the peaceful moments out in the garden and enjoying the mallard ducks that choose to nest here. Some of the flowers are from shared areas at Autumn Woods – always something fun to see on quiet … Continue reading
National Civil War Museum
Hi All, I’m thankful for the friends I met on my travels to South Mountain State Park, Antietam Battlefield, Turn The Page Bookstore, Robins Nest, Dan’s Resturaunt and Tap House, Vista, Sherry’s Beauty Shop, and Old Homestead. All these places had lovely people to meet and exchange some ideas from the weather, what’s beautiful to … Continue reading
Hi All, I enjoy the 3,000 + steps up to the Maryland Washington Monument. This year I had my Apple Watch along so I know how far it is from the base of the mountain up to the top of the Washington Mounment – about 20 stone steps that spiral up from the base in … Continue reading
Hi All, Last weekend I traveled to see my favorite author, Nora Roberts in Boonsboro, Maryland. Here are some pictures from the neighborhoods around her husband’s bookstore in Boonsboro. The yards are beautifully maintained with flowering trees and bushes. A lovely place to spend time visiting historic landmarks with Civil War sites within a few … Continue reading