Category Archives: AtoZ Blog Challenge -April 2014

A Reflection on the #AtoZ Blog Challenge -April 2014

I have measurable data that tells me participation in the #challenge is worth the effort. I dedicated the month of April to this project. THE KEY TO SUCCESS: You MUST visit as many blogs as possible. I was #553 on … Continue reading

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Z Marks the End of the #AtoZ Blog Challenge

 Chris Heeter – Guest I can think of no better way to mark the end of the Challenge than with poet, Chris Heeter, founder of The Wild Institute, a national organization committed to connecting people to nature, themselves, and each other. Thank … Continue reading

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Feed The Birds-Tuppence a Bag

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category  is GARDENING The Yellow Pincher If you have grandchildren, you remember many of the ‘priceless’ things they say. Let me introduce you to the Yellow … Continue reading

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eXtra, eXtra, Read All About It

I love social media, but it does take time and commitment. Participating in the #atozchallenge has put my second novel, Stardust on hold. With two days left of the challenge, it’s time to take charge of my writing life again … Continue reading

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A Water Feature in Your Garden

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category.  is GARDENING “Just as a room without a mirror is dead, so a garden without water is never quite alive.” Beverly Nichols Every garden needs … Continue reading

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Vita Sackville-West

 WELCOME to the 2014 #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards: This Year’s Category is GARDENING Book Cover of Victoria Glendinning’s book: Vita-The Life of Vita Sackville-West Should I mention Vita Sackville-West’s affair with Virginia Wolf and get it … Continue reading

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The Under Gardener- A Very Short Story by SFH

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING The Under Gardener and His Bride In the Spring of 1945, Christopher Honeycutt was twenty years old when he was hired on as … Continue reading

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Consider a Trellis

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING Stepheny’s Durham, NC Garden Consider the lilies of the field…OR a new trellis structure that will eventually weather and become one of the … Continue reading

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Sissinghurst Castle

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING Last year I gave the first of a lecture series I am developing on famous English women gardeners. There was no better place … Continue reading

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Room With A View

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING This room with a view inspired me to write… Stepheny stood looking out the French doors into the garden. It was one of … Continue reading

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Quip- A Witty Remark

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING Garden Writer, Beverly Nichols Beverly Nichols’ name should be in the dictionary after the word Quip. He is known for his garden wit … Continue reading

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No Peony Left Behind

WELCOME to the 2014  #AtoZ Blog Challenge Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING “Had I but four square feet of ground at my disposal, I would plant a peony in the corner and proceed to worship.” –Alice Harding, The … Continue reading

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