Description : This book "provides a variety of new and exciting ways to celebrate art throughout the year. The 33 themes offer creative and original ideas for art and display originating from popular seasonal events. Themes include harvest, fireworks, winter vegetables, Christmas, spring cleaning, summer grasses and many more."--Back cover.
Description : The Signs and Seasons of Love is a collection of verses inspired by a love that has flourished for more than half a century. The story begins when the author, F.M. Bonevento, is six and he meets Mary Ann who is seven. Over the years, they continue as friends sharing common interests, until one summer day in 1961, they discover that they have fallen in love. Their romance and long marriage is a treasure of shared joys. The idea of the collection of verses started years ago as a unique gift for Mary Ann, and it grew into this book full of verses that will touch your heart and bring you a glimpse of the joy of romance. Verse, unlike narrative prose, uses images painted with words to express the feelings that dwell deep within the human heart. From the endearing poem "The Perfect Kiss" to the passion of "Fire," the emotions are personal and heartfelt. The Signs and Seasons of Love Verses to paint images of love Verses, in a world that has so little time, for the sweetest images of the heartLines giving but the faintest hint, of the love she gives so abundantlyPhrases and couplets, crafted to touch her heart, as her love so often touches mineHow meager the offerings, still they spring from the depths of my heartOh, how I wish I had the art to truly tell, what lives within me...
Description : Creating lasting love is as popular as it ever was, and yet it often seems hard to achieve in a world of constant change. This is a book which faces the real issues of everyday living and provides a hopeful message for couples who want to make their love last and face life together. Overcoming jealousy, coping with major loss, surviving the effects of overwork or of losing a job, being a parent and a couple at the same time - this book provides thoughtful and practical ideas on these and many other issues.
Description : What is the evidence that we are truly living in the last days described in the Bible? Even the disciples thought Jesus would return in their lifetime, and people for centuries have looked at this event or that event and thought the end days were upon them, so how are the world events of today different from those before? Is there something going on today that is unprecedented throughout human history? In Signs and Seasons, you'll discover an eye-opening and thought-provoking journey through the signs evident in our world today. What are the signs we should be watching for? Are the signs evidence of an event to happen immediately, or are they part of a bigger picture? Explore the signs from the past that were outlined in the Bible that have been fulfilled and what lies ahead for the human race. Discover how scientific and archeological finds actually help support the truth of scripture. Uncover what is not being told by the media and how world events relate to prophecy foretold long ago. What is the "season" that was foretold, and how do we recognize and prepare for it? Are the prophecies told centuries ago something to fear and avoid, or is there a real reason for hope in all the chaos and deception of today's world? Signs and Seasons will alter the way you view the world around us.
Description : "Evening red and morning gray, two sure signs of one fine day." science and folk-lore, with the "science" as a predominating matter let us know How to tell the weather from: clouds, dew, mist, haze, fog, wind, stars, rainbows, rain, hail, birds, animals, insects, fish and plants. The wisdom acquired from our ancestors has been perpetuated in the form of trite sayings or proverbs. Many of these sayings are polished gems of weather lore, others have lost their potency by transfer to foreign lands where dissimilar climatic conditions obtain, and a large proportion have been born of fancy and superstition. This book separates from the mass of available data the true sayings that are applicable to the United States, and combines the material thus collected with reports on local weather signs that have been officially and specially prepared by observers of the United States Weather Bureau.
Description : James Farmer is all about the "elegant gardening lifestyle," using the bounty from your landscape, cutting gardens, fruit trees and farmers markets to enrich your home and table. In this book, James inspires us with wreath creations for a grand entrance in any season, for the church altar, or for over the mantel. Whether winding greenery onto a wreath form with your own hands and florists' wire, or transforming a store-bought wreath, the secrets are in the garden (and the produce section of the market): roses, hydrangeas, citrus, berry bushes, complementary greens and herbs, fruits, vegetables and flowers in season. Here are ideas galore for creating gorgeous wreaths for year-round and special festivities. James T. Farmer III is president of James Farmer Designs, which specializes in residential landscape design, floral design and interiors. He graduated from Auburn University. As a native of the Deep South, James was influenced by great southern architects as well as antebellum architecture, having been influenced by the land and flora of his family farm--an old plantation in Kathleen, Georgia, just outside of Macon, complete with rock walls, boxwood parterres and European influences. James is the author of A Time to Plant: Southern-Style Garden Living, Porch Living, and Sip & Savor: Drinks for Party and Porch. He has appeared on the Today Show as well as regional television. His work has been featured in Southern Living and Traditional Home, among other magazines, and he is an editor-at-large for Southern Living