Happy Spring!

by Leslie Cox; Thursday; March 21, 2019

Today is the first full day of spring and boy, does it feel good to be out in the garden working now the snow has finally melted in our garden. Just last week we still had a few stubborn piles of shoveled snow and white pockets where the sun could not do its magic.

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Quote of the Week

by Leslie Cox; Sunday; March 17, 2019

A good friend is like a four-leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have.

~ Irish Proverb

Oxalis deppei 'Iron Cross'

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, Mom!!
We remember how proud you were of your Irish ancestors…Henry John Short who arrived in Victoria from Cork
in 1862 aboard the Tynemouth and Alice Nugent who arrived in Victoria around 1867 from Dublin…
and who later wed Henry. They had four sons.

Margaret June Ferguson 1928 - 2013

Quote of the Week

by Leslie Cox; Sunday; March 3, 2019

March, when days are getting long,
Let thy growing hours be strong
To set right some wintry wrong.

~ Caroline May, 1887

snow covered swallow house

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