I Enjoy Simple Things Like Roadside Flowers

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    A Bouquet of Wildflowers Hand Picked By

    ~ A loved one for me. A picnic for a date. Going for a drive on a Sunday afternoon for no other reason then it's Sunday. Feeling a sweet spring rain misting the air. Playing with a puppy or seeing a deer grazing with her family. These are all the little simple things I so...
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    2 Responses Apr 2, 2009

    Love Them

    A lot of the Southern states have started planting wildflowers in the medians of the highways.  it saves them money on mowing costs and it is truly beautiful.  I was just thinking earlier today on my drive home that I would love to see the wildflowers.  Although it...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Apr 2, 2009
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Aug 2, 2015
    Twinkletoejam Twinkletoejam
    41-45, F
    Jul 30, 2015

    And Mowing My Yard....

    When i mow my yard ...yup... i love too, it almost killed me today due to the heat and all. But... my yard is in full bloom now. All my herbs are filled with bees and butterflies that keep me entertained as i go back and forth with my lawnmower. It can get interesting too, i...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jul 13, 2011


    what good is life if you can't enjoy the simple things?
    SkyFox12 SkyFox12
    18-21, F
    Nov 29, 2011

    Backyard Birds & Bunnies

    From my bed I can easily see out the back door.  I'll get lost for hours just watching the birds and occasional bunny going about their lives in my backyard.  Small pleasures truly can be the best!
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jun 21, 2011

    River Bottoms

    After work today i "needed" to ... escape and relax so i said to myself...It's been nearly a year since i went down to the bottoms. I love going, so what is the problem? huh... I grabbed the first dirt road the leads me to the river. It was an instant ahhhhhh! *smile* A green...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    8 Responses Jun 20, 2011


    I live in rural USA. I live where there are still gravel roads, some are just old hard dirt roads. I travel them all. I search for flowers, ferns along the road. Sometimes, i just pick and gather to put into my vases. Others, if it's spring, i will dug up and plant...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    16 Responses Oct 13, 2010
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