all about flowers

Today’s been wonderful.
Waking an hour before everyone else.
1 Corinthians, Psalms, Proverbs…French and English.
Working out (it makes you ready for the day!).
Accomplishing a full day of schoolwork…already a week and half into my last year.
Baking carrot-apple muffins and a peach-blackberry cobbler (that I can eat!).
Playing my harp for half an hour just for fun, and thinking about all the challenging pieces I want to add to my repertoire.
Reading an article online, and knowing what a priori meant after starting physics only a week ago.
Having time to cross-stitch, because I was so productive yesterday!
Limiting time on Facebook, due to a challenge with my brother (it’s actually more fun to try not wasting time on Facebook!)
After supper I went outside to prune back my rosebushes. One of them reached nearly seven feet tall while I was gone for the summer, but I wanted to wait for it to bloom before cutting it back. I just love roses! Part of me wants to plant them everywhere, but I still want to learn how to grow other flowers. 🙂

Our hydrangea bush has produced so many gorgeous blooms this year. One day while I was waiting to take pictures of Caleb and Natalie taking care of the beehive, I decided to count the hydrangea blossoms. One of our two bushes had 130-150 hydrangeas on it! God certainly gave that plant special blessing this year! 🙂

My bedstand…tonight I’ll be listening to the Lord of the Rings soundtrack, reading somewhere between page 200 and 300 of Les Miserables, dreaming about flowers and harps….

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Samantha R.
    Sep 01, 2011 @ 23:39:56

    Beautiful flowers there! And how wonderful to have so many hydrangea blossoms. I love those :)I love getting up early and exercising… I try to run 2.5 miles every other day. Eventually I want to start doing more or at least doing something on my days "off".

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