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Words can travel across thousands of miles. May my words create mutual understanding and love. May they be beautiful gems, as lovely as flowers.
Thich Nhat Hahn

10 Comments CherryPie on Feb 12th 2017

Whatever our mind constantly dwells upon, that we become.
Patanjali

12 Comments CherryPie on Feb 5th 2017

22 Comments CherryPie on Feb 1st 2017

Situated next to the marble dairy featured in a previous post is the Head Gardener’s House.

Beside the dairy is the ornate Scottish seventeenth-century style Head-Gardener’s House of 1897, directly inspired by Argyll’s Lodging in Stirling, and surrounded by its neat garden behind a fine wrought-iron gate. The high status of the head-gardener in the estate [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 25th 2017

On the south side of the house, Kinross designed four formal garden terraces still planted in Edwardian style. A geometric terrace is now stocked with floribunda roses and hostas, To one side is a small grass terrace, edged by four large stone vases. Below it, through a wrought-iron gate with griffins adorning the piers, [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Jan 24th 2017

Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
Aeschylus

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 15th 2017

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Galatians 5:22 (KJV)

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 8th 2017

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