Stopping to Smell the Roses …
From Garden to Desktop: Rosa Bibi Maizoon & Rosa De Rescht in a Porcelain Vase by Heidi Loewen
When I glanced at my calendar this morning, I could hardly believe my eyes. July 1st already? It seems impossible, but here in the States, the long Fourth of July weekend —filled with picnics, marching bands, parades and fireworks— is upon us! Â My schedule has been so jam packed with projects and deadlines, I feel as if the summer —only just begun— is already blowing by.
Wait, wait … Remember to stop and smell the roses!
When I find myself getting too caught up in the day to day, I look to the natural world to restore my sense of balance. A stroll through the the luxuriously fragrant garden at dawn, or a walk along the river at twilight —filled with graceful swans and fuzzy ducklings— always seems to set me right …
Beautiful porcelain vase at top is by New Mexico artistÂ Heidi Loewen
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