IMG_1812“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
–Thomas Alva Edison (American Inventor with 1,093 patents in his name)

The delicate viola, Mother Nature painted it sweetly with such a cheerful face. I plant these in numerous containers on the front porch and deck in the backyard for spots of cheerfulness.

016When I see violas and pansies, they remind me of my grandmother who enjoyed them and I plant them for her, for me and for my Mom. Photos by Dawn Marie Carlson.