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A Fanciful Twist
Blog: www.aFancifulTwist.com
Interests: i love: treasure seeking, everything art - discussion of, creation of, acquisition of - art, playing the piano, watching unusual interesting movies, day-dreaming, reading a fantastic novel/reading about the lives of artists and historical figures, being swept off my feet by creative people, strange and unusual objects and times, stories and people...attics intrigue me...
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Welcome May... There are so many flowers in the garden, and because I owe you a few posts... I decided to make this one extra floriferously long. I was in the garden early this morning filling my basket with flowers... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at A Fanciful Twist
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Spring is all around... The Gene Boerner roses are in full bloom. I've had 2 dozen spring gardens in my life, and yet every year the miracle of blossoms is uniquely amazing. The wisteria in bloom is always like some... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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Oh apple blossoms... Yes, they are still around, definitely making garden insects and garden human happy. I realize I might have become utterly boring, what with incessant garden chatter - But you see, it is my joy and what saves... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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Spring is finally here my friends! I know some of you are still in the cold, but in the high desert things are definitely changing. The camellias are always in full bloom on the last day of winter. And the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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Spring is in the air in my neck of the woods friends. We had our cold snap last month, as we normally do in February, and now the fruit trees are happy to blossom. They always need a cold snap,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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A beautiful morning. How I love a beautiful morning. When the air is crisp and cool, the sun bright and golden. I fluff pillows and dust shelves. Read a few pages of a book, light classical music playing in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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The winter garden has been the most kind to me this year. The birds are poking holes in the oranges and sucking out the juice, so I've been making sure to have my fair share as well. I have broccoli... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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January to February, like a hazy winter blur of lovely things really. (I encourage you to press play on the video at the end of this post and then return back here to the beginning, to have it accompany your... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2021 at A Fanciful Twist
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I have this little secret belief... That perhaps whatever you are doing when the clock strikes midnight on December 31st... Is what you will be doing more of in the new year. So, I have my little stacks of favorite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Christmas magic still fills the air... As it is only the 5th day in the 12 days of Christmas. I always feel that, the certain kind of cozy twinkle light ambience that surrounds us on the days right after Christmas... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you so much Donna I agree, he is an angel running free. Never easy to say, see you someday over the Rainbow Bridge
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And then, just like that, the saddest day was upon us... We had exactly one whole gifted year with him, after his diagnosis with terminal cancer. But still, there are never enough hugs. Never enough kisses. Never enough moments sitting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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The Christmas goose has made a bed of ribbons and sparkles to lay her fancy eggs in. I had decided that this year I would have a really natural Christmas. Just greens and garden findings. But then... Something came over... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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It's time to crack open the Christmas cabinet... Or maybe I already have :-) My poor colorful glass collection has slowly become overrun by holiday baubles. I love seeing them here throughout the year. So, now I get to shop... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you Barbara! I will try to share more if I can think of them :) <3 <3
Thank you Laura, I keep it propped open until they dry <3 <3
I think so, I seem to become quite a nostalgic gal
SO true Dixie
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November is such a peaceful month in many ways. The garden continues to flourish, but also it's time to peek around searching for the seeds of next spring. Which flowers to pluck seeds from... Things begin to slow down and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Floriferous Novembers of the high desert... Some of the best memories ever. The marigolds are plentiful, fluffy in orange and yellow. The smaller French marigolds are from seeds my mom gave me over 15 years ago. I keep collecting seeds... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Pumpkin holiday is officially upon us. I snapped this pic with my phone during the beautiful sunset. I try to do all the things I love on Halloween. Make candy or caramel apples, stroll down the garden paths... Pick my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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It's time for our Halloween evening festivities to begin my friends! The goblins tried to keep me away but I persevered and here we are! Golden, pink and orange confetti drifts in the air... As you step in to your... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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I would like to personally invite you on an adventure with me... Up the attic stairs and into a wonderland of costumes. Finding just the right ruffles and lace gloves to prepare for a Hallowen fete. A tea party if... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2020 at A Fanciful Twist
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Thank you Deezie, it made me cry just writing it. He's such a unique boy, that is for certain. I'm so happy to be his mom. Okay so, long and short posts it is, as long as it's a post right? <3 <3
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2020 on Colors of October... at A Fanciful Twist
Thank you dear Laura, we appreciate you and your friendship so much throughout all these years <3 <3
Toggle Commented Oct 18, 2020 on Colors of October... at A Fanciful Twist