Magnolias, Lilies and Cacti

Cami and I went for a drive in search of magnolias. For Mothers Day I did a scratchboard of some cala lilies. For her birthday I wanted to do a magnolia since they are blooming everywhere. Here is the prettiest one we found: In addition to the magnolias we saw some beautiful orange lilies: And … [Read more…]


It’s so nice to hear the birds making their happy songs in the morning. The wooded area behind our house is getting greener each day and this whole season makes me happy. There are blossoms everywhere, and so many colors and sounds. Ellie is doing well too. She just turned 6 months yesterday, and she … [Read more…]

Spring is here is Raleigh, but Cami is not.

I went for a long walk today and couldn’t believe all the beauty around me. Springtime is my favorite season. I love the yellow-green color of the new leaves and the birds are going crazy everywhere. And of course the poison ivy along the sidewalk added a little drama. Not that I touched it. I … [Read more…]