Courtyard Blossoms: June

What a beautiful season in the garden. Everything is so lush! With this early season though, it just leaves me wondering what will be left to bloom the rest of the summer. Alas, we still are thoroughly enjoying the beauty! The Tiger Lilies, Daylilies and Climbing Roses were here when we bought the mansion –…

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Jordan Art Festival 2010

This past weekend, June 26th and 27th, was the 7th Annual Jordan Art Festival. It was great to see our town all dressed up, bustling with artists and visitors! Each year I look for a few treasures to add to our mansion, and I found some great ones. From 225 Water Street’s Flea Market I found 2…

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Singing around the Firepit

We’ve had a fabulous week having 2 actors in residence from Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre. It’s amazing what they accomplish with a group of kids in just one week – Monday auditions; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday rehearsals; and two performances on Friday. After an awesome performance of “Robin Hood” ~ way to go children of Jordan!…

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Mammatus Cloud over Jordan

Ominous – Eerie – Magnificent This spectacular sight of mammatus clouds came with the storms that blew through Thursday night, June 17th. Our guest from North Carolina was a bit on edge, claiming somehow she’d rather go through a Hurricane?!  Not ME! Thankfully all was safe in Jordan, and our guests didn’t need to know…

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