Winners are Blooming Out All Over

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal 4 Comments

My spring giveaway is finished. It was fun hearing about all your favorite flowers. Some favorites were hardy varieties easy to grow like daffodils, sunflowers, tulips, iris, sweet peas and columbine. Sometimes the flowers were the kind Mother Nature plants and tends, like field daisies, Dutchman’s Breeches, honeysuckle, and violets you find out in your grass lawns. We had the …

Jams and Country Roots

Ann H Gabhart Ann's Posts, One Writer's Journal

A bubbling pot of sweet goodness. That’s what you’re seeing here. I was making jam out of a combination of blackberries and boysenberries with some raspberries (frozen earlier for just this purpose) mixed in to make the whole pot sweeter.  And that’s where the roots and connections come in. That’s what my grandmother did and my mother did before me. …