My little bit of paradise in Florida!


My husband I and moved to Florida almost 4 years ago. 2 years ago this month, John was killed on his way to work by an off duty cop. It was the cops fault. Since then I have done what he and I set out to do when we got down here and that was to make a place for us to retire in and enjoy all our family, friends and especially our grandchildren. Now Its me and the cat and I have pledged to keep up with this until it becomes too much. But the love I have still for my husband and my home.I don't see that happening for a very long time. Its truly a labor of love and I enjoy the results so much.
My home in Florida
My beautiful jasmine The smell is amazing !
My Lanai when we moved here almost 4 years ago it was a bare canvas
The serenity here is so wonderful !
This was a Sunday project that my husband and I did
My picture plant. I know I know its debatable lol
This is spectacular when it is in full bloom
My first Bird of paradise flower it was perfect

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  • Flo
    on Aug 3, 2017

    In the midst of a beautiful article, why did you feel it necessary to write that about a policeman?
    • Alice G
      on Sep 4, 2017

      Add an answer...use I Because I did and that the end of that q

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  • Leisa
    on Aug 5, 2017

    im sure he would want you to keep your dream going💖 your pitcher plant is one of my favs, I try to get one when I'm in fl
  • Itsmemic
    on May 26, 2018

    beautiful home. sorry for your loss.

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