Certain sweet smells stimulate my senses and make me want to sniff their special scent endlessly.

Sweet Scented Chamomile

Certain sweet smells stimulate my senses and make me want to sniff their special scent endlessly. If you rub the leaves of chamomile with your fingers, you might appear to be in love with your finger tips when you smell them. I confess that I don’t remember where I read it, but I did read somewhere that you could grow a lawn of chamomile, and even mow it after it gets established. That’s a pleasant daydream. And speaking of dreams, wise witches say that chamomile in your pillow case will make for especially vivid playback during slumber. Continue reading

My Winter Garden

Buddha meditates, surrounded by moss and parsley.

I like living in the upstate of South Carolina. We get four seasons, but winter is mild. It can be drab though. Our mostly hardwood trees just look grey and naked and forlorn in the winter time. We had a warmish weekend, and I stepped out to pull some weeds on Saturday. It’s been so warm this winter that the bulbs are coming up early, and I saw a few flowers already on my strawberries.

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