mental health · travel

Be Like Water.

"Be fluid, be like water, and flow around the obstacles.” Chock Kok  Random day’s wisdom lesson that will last a life time. Most recently, my life-long friend taught me an unexpected and valuable lesson. It was a casual Sunday. My family and parents-in-law went out to dine at our favorite Turkish place. The only reason… Continue reading Be Like Water.

gardening · health · plants

Hail to Aloe Vera.

Ancient, but Well-known Medicinal Plant that belongs in everyone’s kitchen today. Native to Africa, Aloe Vera is a hardy succulent that's easy to grow inside or outside of your own home. It thrives in poor soil and requires very little water. Spiny-edged light green Aloe plants can grow to two feet and eventually produce snowy,… Continue reading Hail to Aloe Vera.

gardening · plants

Backyard Flowering Trees and Plants

What happens when you need a 5-minute break in your daily cycle? So what is the best human battery recharge solution?   Here is an example of overwhelming chores in one afternoon of my own life.  The moment I arrived from our Summer family trip, there was literally no time to use the restroom, sip… Continue reading Backyard Flowering Trees and Plants

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Writers block. Sadness. Calling all Muses.

Where should I get my inspiration, feeling so down? Writing is a form of daily creativity for me. I usually garden, cook, have multiple ideas, vivid thoughts, and fairy tale scenarios flying through my gray matter. I dream and like to stay positive. But when I am sad and feeling the weight of the earth.… Continue reading Writers block. Sadness. Calling all Muses.

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Sunset in the Backyard -bloggingfundamentals

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” Rabindranath Tagore With my 2nd Blog, wishing you a peaceful and serene evening, filled with colorful dreams. Until next time my friends, By Luda, at PlantsandBeyond ©PlantsandBeyond2017

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9 Fun Facts about Hot Air Balloon Rides in Napa Valley

What I learned about Hot Air Balloon Rides in Napa Valley