Being Creative is not
a hobby it is a way of life.
I am almost always
compared to my father and both my grandmothers for my
talent of growing flowers.
As my love of flower
gardening grewphotography naturally
With a flair for computers and equipped with a digital
camera I enjoy creating websites, clip art, and greeting
Also check out my other Knit and Crochet
hobbies too here: CROCHET!
My father has grown Orchids for
close to 40 years. What started in the kitchen as a small
cart with an overhead light quickly became a full green
house on the second floor of our house. He served as
treasurer and secretary of the West Shore Orchid Society of
Northern Ohio for many years.
Now retired my parents kitchen is still filled with orchids.
Patricia & Lawrence
My maternal grandmother Esther
Once was highlighted in the newspapers in 1950's for her
night blooming plant on her farm in LaGrange.
My paternal grandmother, Dolores
“Babe” lived on a small farm in Avon where my father grew up
and he now owns. My youngest brother is raising his kids on
the old Krischer farm. Grandma is shown here on the farm in
1953 with her dog Dolly and in her garden 1943.
My paternal grandfather
"Jake" loved the great outdoors and gardening.
Here he is in Avon. Photo's from1946-1951 .
My garden in back is full shade
where ferns and Japanese lanterns grow around the trees.
The front of my house among the wild weeds and poison ivy is where joy blooms with
tulips, daffodils, and a lilac tree.
colors of flowers is always exciting.
Though I hold a special fondness for all the seasons, spring
is my favorite time of the year.
In 2011 I became involved
with Lorain County Amateur Photography Group.
Since the inception in
2011 we have had informal 'contests' each month with
Received a1st place mention in 2012 for "April
Showers" (below) & tied for 2nd in 2013 for
"Macro theme -Tulip Rain Drop"
During our vacations my husband and I enjoy heading to Upper
Michigan to see the Elk & the wild life,
search for ever elusive Petoskey stone,
and just breathe in the splendor of nature.
A few of my favorite photo's from 2013 and 2014 trips.
handwritten notes become treasures Photo's,
Website and Pine Notes
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