Each month of summer holds it's own personality and traditions:
The days of AUGUST welcome a foretaste of fall....a time to reflect on simpler times. Time to relax a bit and enjoy:
Today is "Open House" which means sharing together about Hospitality, Home, Food, Craft or Garden. Feel free to link up below if you have something to share about one of those things.
This morning, after cutting a few blooms in the garden, I took some time to enjoy reading Edith Holden's book "The Country Diary of An Edwardian Lady and especially reading about August. The book is a facsimile reproduction of a naturalist's diary for the year 1906 which was published in Great Britain in 1977.
I also enjoyed refreshing my memory about the meaning of many flowers which were beloved in the Victorian Era and recalled in "The Language of Flowers". This copy is a reproduction of the original:
With all the troubles in this world and our own present economy - make time this summer for "opportunities of escape". This is very important! Relaxing is necessary to restore PEACE.
Have a wonderful weekend!