THE CHRISTMAS LILY

THE CHRISTMAS  LILY

    Below is a photo taken in 1933, during the Great Depression. It is a Christmas lily farm at Pennant Hills, in New South Wales. The farm produced 100,000 cut flowers for the  Australian florist trade that year.     It seems that Christmas lilies are

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PLEASE DON’T DISMISS MY SENSE OF SMELL!

PLEASE DON'T DISMISS MY SENSE OF SMELL!

Memories, imagination, old sentiments, and associations are more readily reached through the sense of smell than through any other channel.    Oliver Wendell  Holmes How true that quote is.  After my mother died I treasured a cardigan she had worn that retained her special fragrance. It was a

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Lilies of the Field

Lilies of the Field

   Behold the lilies of the field, how they grow…. This is a little tribute to  my mother, and to the lilies that grow in my garden, as they once did in hers..   When we moved to our property in the Blue Mountains of New South

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