Tag: spring

Blossoms’ Cheer

We had to put down our 17 year old cat two days ago. I haven’t been able to see straight ever since. I feel shaky. Kind of lost. “It was just a cat” are the words I think I see when people find out what our week was like. Pain is pain. Period. Of course,…


“Sometimes life touches one person with a bouquet and another with a thorn bush, but the first may find a wasp in the flowers, and the second may discover roses among the thorns.” — Billy Graham Bounty from one of many gorgeous offerings in Portland, Oregon’s Rose Garden, 2013.