Spring into Action on Cape Cod

by Donna Cain, Innkeeper and Owner

Clematis

Clematis

Spring has always been my favorite season. Everything comes alive, and I feel a new rebirth in my body and soul this time of year. I think everyone is so ready to get outside and to enjoy sunshine and warm weather.

I was recently reading one of my favorite magazines, Cape Cod Magazine, which is always filled with good tips on decorating, gardening and events on Cape Cod. This months issue had a great article written by Dan Mathers that outlined 7 great outdoor activities that you could enjoy during your stay at Brewster by the Sea or the Captain Freeman Inn in Brewster to “Spring into Action on Cape Cod“.

Cape Cod Bikers

Cape Cod Bikers

Biking- Even if it’s been 30 years since you’ve been on a bike, learning to ride again is as easy as……. well……. as riding a bike. The Cape Cod Rail Trail is also great for getting back into the sport as the trail is paved and mostly flat. We like to recommend Cape Cod Rail Trail Bike and Kayak to rent your bike. They have a wonderful assortment of bikes for you to rent and are always helpful in planning your adventure. You can rent for one day or for the full length of your vacation and include a bike rack for your car so that you can enjoy all of the wonderful bike trails around the Cape. Most of our guests hop on the Cape Cod rail trail which is just a short distance from the inns and runs through Brewster but you may also want to check out The Old Colony Rail Trail in Harwich and Chatham, the Provincetown Trail in P’Town, the Canal Bikeway in Bourne and Sagamore as well as wonderful paths on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
All of the trails have wonderful scenery including cranberry bogs, quaint Cape Cod towns, reservoirs, marshes and beautiful vistas and access to the beautiful Cape Cod beaches. You can learn more about the Cape’s biking opportunities at http://www.capecodbikeguide.com.

White Cedar Swamp walk Path in Marconi Beach area

White Cedar Swamp walk Path in Marconi Beach area

Hiking-Walking is my favorite way to get exercise and we frequently include our dog Harrison in our adventures. There are walk trails all over Cape Cod including some of our favorites in Nickerson State Park which is just up the street from the inns. (One should always keep hydrated and watch for deer ticks.) You can find more information about trails at Cape Cod hiking trails. Some of our favorites are the Coast Guard Beach trail from the Salt Pond Visitor’s Center, the nature trail to the beach behind the Cape Cod Natural History Museum and the Great Island trails in Wellfleet.

Surfing-- We have been amazed at this year round sport and how in the middle of winter surfers are enjoying winter waves. Ben Fowler of Sacred Surf School in Wellfleet has been providing surfing lessons for the past five years. They keep the lessons loose and fun – the way surfing is supposed to be according to Fowler. Lessons start not in the water but on the beach, where students learn about reading the waves, surfing etiquette and tides. They then learn how to paddle and how to stand on their board. By the end of the lesson most are usually riding waves. Once you’ve learned to surf the Cape has a number of places to learn your new skills including LeCount Hollow beach in Wellfleet, Nauset Beach in Eastham and Orleans and Outer Beach in Orleans and Chatham. You can learn more about Sacred Surf School at http://www.sacred-surfschool.com

kayak fishing

kayak fishing

Fishing- Rarely will you meet a stressed out recreational fisherman. It makes sense. Being on the water, surrounded by nature, waiting for fish to bite has a way of making your forget about the real world. Michael Mullaney, owner of First Line Fishing in Chatham, has been featured on ESPN and the Travel Channels and has been operating this fun business for over 10 years. He says Chatham is a special area because of the variety of fishing available. Anglers can of flat fishing, exploring shallow coastal waters in flat boats or in kayaks hunting for stripers and bluefish. Inshore ponds are also a great spot to catch trout, bass and perch. you can also fish estuaries, surf cast off of beaches or go offshore to real in a giant tuna or shark. You can find out more at http://www.firstlinefishing.com

Cape Sail

Cape Sail

Sailing-- Cape Cod and sailing were made for each other. Surrounded by water and strong breezes, the Cape’s sailing grounds are legendary. We love to recommend Captain Bob at Cape Sail. He also does charters and beginner sailing lessons. you can get more information at http://www.capesail.com

 

Kayaking on Cape Cod

Kayaking on Cape Cod

Cape Cod is home to many wonderful kayaking spots, from scenic inland waterways to offshore sea kayaking adventures.cLucky for beginners it’s an exceptionally easy sport to learn. We love to recommend Cape Cod Railtrail Bike and Kayak. They will bring your kayak to nearby lakes or some of the tidal flat areas that are fun to explore during high tide.

Lobster on Cape Cod

Lobster on Cape Cod

Last but not least is Scuba Diving- Maybe you think of diving as something that is done among tropical coral reefs. But Don Ferris, who runs Don Ferris Dive Training out of East Sandwich says Cape Cod is an amazing place for diving. Ferris says the Cape’s diving season runs from Mid May all the way to Thanksgiving, and the waters make for a true diver’s playground. Diver’s can get a lobster license and hunt for their favorite crustacean. The many ship wrecks on the outer Cape are exciting for diver’s to explore. And the waters north and south of the Cape are two completely different undersea environments. On the north side of the Cape , the water is generally cold and has creatures from the south of Maine. On the South side Ferris said the water can get very warm, and tropical fish start appearing in late August and September. Ferris says that diving is fairly easy to learn, and can be done even if your body shape is not slim and trim. Ferris does private lessons and often teaches his students in lakes and ponds. He also recommends people interested in diving can often find lessons at the YMCA. The study portions can be done op-line and in water sessions last 2-3 hours. Ferris says it takes 4-8 in water sessions to be certified.

So many fin things to do during your “Spring into Action” stay on Cape Cod.

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World will be the Cape’s oyster in 2015

or so quoted by Doug Fraser in the Cape Cod Times.

 

Brewster Fish House Oysters

Brewster Fish House Oysters

I was excited to read that Cape Cod has been chosen to host the sixth annual International Oyster Symposium in 2015. Our area has seen tremendous growth  with shell fishing and aquaculturists landing 2.9 million pounds of oysters worth $6.97 million in 2012 and growing to 4.1 million pounds worth 11.6 million in 2013.

Plans are still being worked out but what we do know is that the symposiums will bookend a Cape Cod Oyster week that would kick off with the popular Wellfleet Oyster Festival in October 2015. The Symposium will largely take place on the Upper Cape with the scientific research centers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Marine Biological Laboratory participating. The oyster society will put out requests for scientific papers to be submitted to a reading committee for selection of what will be presented at the symposium.

The World Oyster Society was established in 2005 to promote the sustainable growing of oysters, improve public knowledge of oysters, work on exploring how oysters can improve coastal water quality and the role of natural beds and cultured oysters in the biodiversity of coastal ecosystems. It has more than 400 members in 18 countries with significant aquaculture industries including Japan, Taiwan, China, Australia, Canada, France and the U.S.

We love to recommend that our guests enjoy local oyster’s at the Brewster Fish House in Brewster or Fin in Dennis. Both are close to Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa and the Captain Freeman and the oysters are always fresh and delicious! Here’s to a summer filled with many meals of local Cape Cod Oysters.

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Bavarian Popovers at Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa on Cape Cod

by Donna Cain, innkeeper and owner

Bavarian Popovers at Brewster by the Sea

Bavarian Popovers at Brewster by the Sea

One of my favorite breakfasts at Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa is this Bavarian Popover. If you want to do something really special for your guests invest in 4 oval ramekins baking dishes. We have also made them in round ramekins but have found the oval size is perfect for adding scrambled eggs or fresh fruit in the center.
The original recipe called them Pancakes, but to me, they really are a popover, as they are hollow in the middle when they first come out of the oven.

Bavarian Popovers

Makes 4 servings.

4 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
6 eggs, large
1 cup milk
1 cup flour, sifted
1/2 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 460. Beat eggs and add in the cooled melted butter. Add the milk, sifted flour and salt to the egg mixture and beat well. Spray oval baking dishes with cooking oil. Pour batter into dishes. Place on a sheet pan. Bake at 460 for20 minutes. Remove from baking dish and dust with confectionary sugar.

This recipe is so good and all of your guests will think you are a professional breakfast chef. We sometimes add scrambled eggs to make it a savory breakfast or you can keep it sweet and serve with jam and fruit.

Bon Appetite.

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Welcoming the Blue Birds on Cape Cod

by Donna Cain, Innkeeper and owner

I have always loved Bluebirds. As a little girl I remember my mother’s glee when she would see them in our back yard in the Berkshires. I also remember parental discussions about how sad it was that they were becoming extinct and that we should build some bluebird houses around our family home to help them multiply.

This past week we were visiting family in Richmond and at the end our our tour of our cousin’s family farm I saw a pair of bluebirds jumping to and fro on some fence posts. I was ecstatic!

Yesterday we were visiting the Gaye Sanders Fisher art gallery in Charleston, and my husband picked up a Charleston Style and Design magazine. I enjoyed looking through the magazine as it was filled with some great home design pictures. Toward the end of the magazine was this beautiful picture of a bluebird along with an informational article. I was relieved to read that the bluebird species is actually seeing a comeback.

Bluebird

Bluebird

I have quoted below bits of the article that I found fascinating but you can use this link to read the entire article by Ann Thrash.

“The Eastern bluebird (Sialia sialis) has been making a comeback in South Carolina and nationwide in recent decades after a troubling period of decline. Most experts think the population decrease stemmed from factors such as increasing development, the use of pesticides and the introduction of aggressive predators such as European starlings and house sparrows.”

I remember my mom speaking of how aggressive the house sparrows were and the frustration that they would sometime push other nesting birds out and use it as their own. I have always loved watching birds build their nest, and it just didn’t seem fair that they would steal a nest from such a quiet fragile bird.

“This is the time of year to start keeping your eyes peeled for males who are visiting local gardens for nest sites. On a bare tree with a lead-gray sky as a backdrop, the flash of brilliant blue from a male bluebird is a welcome shock to any system that’s tiring of winter’s chill. The male is more colorful than the female; he boasts a vivid royal blue back and head and a rust-colored breast. The female’s color is more subdued; her back is gray and her breast is a lighter tan than the male’s, but she does have those distinctive deep blues on her tail and wings.

Bluebirds typically don’t visit regular seed feeders, so your best bet if you want to attract them is to put out mealworms—they’re the prime rib of the bluebird world. In the garden, bluebirds will help control your insect population by eating spiders, crickets, beetles, caterpillars and other bugs. Among garden plants, bluebirds are drawn to those with berries or fruits, including Lowcountry favorites such as holly, dogwood, pyracantha, mistletoe, blackberry, blueberry and cedar.

Bluebird boxes are best located facing southeast in spots that have a few trees nearby but are mostly open. Building your own box can be a fun family DIY project that the kids can help with. Plenty of plans and instructions are available free online. Just be sure that the entrance hole for the birds is 1½ inches across; any bigger, and some of the larger birds that compete for nesting space are likely to take up residence. What’s neat is that the boxes have a hinged side that lets you open the box and check for signs of nest building or eggs.

Don’t attach the box to a tree—that just opens the door for squirrels, snakes, raccoons and other predators to access the nest, eggs and babies. If the box is mounted on a post or pole, use a baffle to ward off animal troublemakers.

In February and March, male bluebirds start building nests in their chosen spots. They’ll leave a few straws, pieces of grass, pine needles or other building supplies in a box, and the females will come along later and finish the construction. How to tell if they’ve become fruitful and multiplied? Things will go quiet for a few weeks (incubation), then you’ll notice a flurry of activity around the box—lots of coming and going. That’s a sign that the parents are busy bringing food in because there are hungry new mouths to feed.

While you’re enjoying your bluebird tenants, keep an eye out for rivals who will try to move in and take over the bluebird box—and harm any bluebird inhabitants. These competitors include Carolina chickadees, house sparrows, starlings, great crested flycatchers and nuthatches. Monitoring the nest is made easier because of that hinged door on the box. Just give a light tap to the side of the box (to give any tenants a heads-up), then open the door for a quick peek.

It’s common for bluebirds to lay four or five eggs, and it’s a treat to watch the young ones learn to fly and venture out on their own. If you’re really lucky, you’ll get to see a second and maybe even a third brood during the season. There’s something truly spirit lifting about watching the little fledglings earn their wings—in fact, it’s guaranteed to make that old Chicken of Depression permanently fly the coop.”

Bluebird Picture and article found in the Charleston Style and Design Article written by Ann Thrash.

We love to birdwatch at our Cape Cod Bed and Breakfast, Brewster by the Sea. After seeing the bluebirds in Virginia, I can’t wait to go home and place some blue bird houses in the rear of the property. We have many birds all year round as there is a deserted cranberry bog behind the inn. Hopefully that will include some new bluebirds real soon.

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Brewster in Bloom Festival

by Donna Cain, innkeeper and owner

Brewster in Bloom Parade

Brewster in Bloom Parade

I absolutely adore these bunnies whose creator and mom lives just down the street from Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa at Michael’s Cottages. They are usually decorated with a spring theme, and they usually visit the Brewster General Store which is near our second inn, the Captain Freeman Inn. Later they get to ride in the parade…..what lucky bunnies!

Brewster in Bloom this year runs from May 2-4. Come celebrate the 28th annual Brewster in Bloom event which includes 5K run, parade,antique and collectables fair and a spring dance. For more information, visit brewstercapecod.org or call 508-896-3500.

Come stay with us at Brewster by the Sea Inn and Spa and see what all the excitement is about for this special weekend which celebrates spring and old time America. Enjoy a massage or facial during your stay and take advantage of our spring special of 25% off all of your spa services.

Happy Spring….it really is coming!

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Why we live on Cape Cod!

by Donna Cain, Innkeeper and owner

This morning we woke to sunshine and mild temperatures. What a treat after all of the wind and snow we have been experiencing on Cape Cod.

After breakfast we decided to visit the Head of the Meadows Beach in Truro. We had heard that this beach is especially beautiful and not so crowded in the summer. Can’t speak yet on the summer crowds but we were amazed at the natural beauty of this beach.

Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro

Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro

The beach is located just before the P’Town line and is surprisingly flat. You can see the large dunes of P’Town in the distance. We loved to see the sea grass blowing in the wind.

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Beach art

Beach art

We were just about the only ones on the beach and Harrison chased a few seagulls which is his favorite beach activity.

Byron and Harrison playing

Byron and Harrison playing

After our lovely walk we decided to stop and have dinner at PB Boulangerie. What a treat!

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We had a wonderful meal that included a unique beet salad with goat’s cheese…

Beet salad

Beet salad

I had a delicious French Onion Soup…YUM!

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

For our main course we had scallops and duck. A little disappointed that we had no room for dessert.

When we were walking out we both made note that the fire pit would make a nice addition at the Inn

Fire pit at PB Boulangerie

Fire pit at PB Boulangerie

What a perfect day walking the beach with my sweetie and having a delicious meal afterwards.

Cape Cod is such a magical place to live and visit.

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A celebration of a life at Brewster by the Sea

by Donna Cain, Innkeeper and daughter

It was a sad week for us at Brewster by the Sea as we laid my dear mother, Doris Pincus (aka Nanna) to rest in my home town of Great Barrington, Ma.

Our Nanna

Our Nanna

No words can describe how much I miss her. When putting her eulogy together my mind kept coming back to her lovely gardens. She was instrumental in creating many of the lovely gardens at Brewster by the Sea.

Brewster by the Sea gardens

Brewster by the Sea gardens

my tribute to Nanna…..

I speak today in honor of my mom, Doris Pincus!
This is a sad day for us all!
First of all, thank you for coming. I know Mom would be pleased that we are here to support and love each other.

These past few weeks have been the most difficult time in my life, knowing the time had come for me to say goodbye to my beloved Mother.

As with many things in life, this difficult struggle has also provided many blessings.

Byron and I have been so touched by all the love and support our family has received. Each day a special loved one would come, call, send e-mails to be read to mom or include us in their prayers. Thank you, that has meant so much to Mom and our family.

Thankfully, Mom has rested peacefully these past few weeks and as I was spending quiet time near her, I found my mind reflecting back to all of the wonderful times we had together and what a truly remarkable woman she was.

She was loved by many and touched so many lives.

Hospice care has provided much strength to our family and friends, and I was touched and comforted by a poem that was included in their literature.

To Those Who Mourn by C.W. Leadbeater

For that is the real truth;
Man is a soul and has a body.
The body is not the man; it is only the clothing of the man.
What you call death is the laying aside of a warn out garmet,
And it is no more the end of the man than it is the end of you when you remove your coat.
Therefore you have not lost your friends;
You have only lost sight of the cloak in which you were accustomed to see him.
The cloak is gone, but the man who wore it is not;
Surely it is the man that you love and not the garmet.

And so today I wanted to share some of my memories of Nanna which will remain in my heart and soul forever.

Christmas on Creamery Road where all the family gathered to enjoy each other and Mom’s great cooking. That wonderful tradition carried on at Brewster by the Sea where we continued to enjoy our expanded families love and Nanna’s wonderful turkey stuffing!

Family picnics at Nanny and Poppy’s cottage on Lake Buel. When I was a little girl I have vivid memories of the wonderful gatherings at my grandparents humble little cottage in the woods near Lake Buel. It was my first experience with an outhouse that my grandfather had built and over the years I have cherished all of the stories that different family members have also shared about their times at the cottage. One of my favorites was listening to how Nanna and her sisters reacted when Nanny and Poppy had to get all of the mice families out of their winter homes in the cottage’s kitchen. I also remember a wonderful marbled brownie that Mom always use to bring that had a delicious chocolate frosting and the wonderful deviled eggs that were usually included in our picnic feast.

Two brothers marrying the same two sisters, Aunt Madeline married my Uncle Al who were mom’s sister and my dad’s brother…….what are the chances of that! Every Friday we would go to Lee to visit the Coles family and I have fond memories of those visits…..which by the way usually included Uncle Al and my father arguing about this and that…never really mattered as everyone knew they loved and respected each other.

Knitting…..mom was a talented self taught knitter and she made me some lovely sweaters over the years. My fondest memories are all the beautiful little sweaters that she made for the grandkids or new babies in the family. This past winter I made a red sweater that was mostly made while visiting with Mom in the afternoon. She always teased me about the sweater as she has never really liked red!

My Mom was the quintessential Nanna. Bar none! She drew such delight from her grandchildren, She always loved babies and I will forever remember her smile when she held Jennifer for the first time. She was so small that her little tiny head could fit in a teacup. Nanna would always have magical ways to lull her to sleep when she first came home from the hospital.
My fondest memory of April and Nanna was when we were neighbors on Creamery Road, and we would frequently walk across the field to visit. One day we walked over when Nanna was picking apples. We were busy picking apples and we looked over and tiny April had crawled into the apple basket with this huge grin on her face……we could not stop laughing.
And our dear Nathan who came into our lives when he was in first grade. I always told Nathan that when I knew Nanna was having a hard day I would ask him to stop bye and visit. He would always put a smile on her face and afterwards she would always say to me, “what a dear child”

Nanna was just so proud of her grandkids, not only for their accomplishments but for the wonderful human beings they have become.

The power of laughter…….. when Mom’s dear friend Gloria was visiting with Mom recently I was touched with her words. It included all of her memories of their fun times together, and she always ended the story with “we laughed so hard” My memory included the story when the two moms were in our basement working on a craft project that included glue. The kids were upstairs and we heard them laughing histarically downstairs. We later put together that our mom’s had actually smelled way too much glue☺

Acts of kindness…….. my Mom had an enormous heart filled with passion, compassion and empathy. It’s ironic that in the end, it was her heart that failed her, because it was her heart that drove her every act throughout her life. When Aunt Shirley and Aunt Madeline were ill, mom would take one day a week to visit with them and help the families in any way she could. She was so compassionate and caring to everyone.

Our time together at the inn- when we were living in Houston and Mom was alone, I prayed for years that somehow we could be together as she grew older. My prayers were answered as we have had almost 11 years together and no words can describe how much that has meant to us. When she first moved in she was a bundle of energy and spent tireless hours creating new gardens, helping us cook in the kitchen and baking cookies. We use to call her the cookie fairy as she would bake thousands of cookies in her little kitchen and store them in the freezer. Whenever we needed cookies they would miraculously appear. Over the years all of our dear guests started calling her Nanna and it just became her name to all, including our chocolatier, delivery drivers, our employees and handy man, just to name a few. Her love was a sunshine that reached far and wide.

“You are what you eat”……Nanna taught many the importance of eating good food and to take care of our bodies. She loved her vegetable gardens and taught me the true meaning of “how does your garden grow”?

Keeping a clean house…..it was the Huggins tradition to keep our houses very clean……now when I say clean I am talking about a deep cleaning in the spring and fall that goes beyond what most would do. As a young woman I kept that tradition going for awhile but relaxed my standards over the years.. Nanna and I had a few good chuckles as her eye sight began to weaken, and she could not critique our cleaning at the inn as well as she had when she first arrived.
In November I decided to take a day and deep clean her apartment with one of our housekeepers…….Nanna’s old fashion way, scrubbing everything from top to bottom. Nanna moved upstairs for the day, and I will always remember her smile when she came back down to see her apartment sparkle and decorated for Christmas. I had found a small ceramic Christmas tree in her closet and set it on her dresser. It was the type that had a small bulb on the inside and lit up all the colored bulbs on the outside. Mom later shared that her mother use to place that tree in her kitchen every Christmas…..a new tradition I will start next year.

The Power of friendship- Mom had many dear friends and I was always impressed how she kept in touch by phone. She always told me that the phone was such a great invention as it allowed her to stay in touch with the people she loved. Mom was especially close to my aunt carrie and every day they would talk at 4pm. They would both catch up on the weather and their day and I know she always looked forward to the call. Aunt Carrie, maybe we could start a new tradition of talking at 4 pm each day?

Buying quality- Mom always believed that it was better to buy quality less often, then to buy more of lesser quality. I would always chuckle when someone would comment how pretty her outfit was and she would often say “oh, I have had this for years” and you know, she took such good care of things, and yes, they did last for many, many years.

Cashmere and Pearls- for most special occaisions mom would wear her beautiful cashmere sets and pearls. Recently one of her favorite sweaters had a hole on the elbow and she was so upset as she told me they just don’t make cashmere like this any more. I was able to take it to our taylor and she lovingly sewed two matching patches on the elbows, and Mom was so pleased.

Raspberries and more raspberries- We have 2 wonderful raspberry patches at our inns that were started from small plants from Nanna’s garden on Creamery Road. We make 100’s of jars of raspberry jam each summer and this all started from Nanna’s recipe. I love to share this story with our guests as everyone loves Nanna’s raspberry jam!

Gifts in life…. As I grow older I find myself praying often and looking for the gifts that surround us in the present. Mom frequently told me that I should slow down and “enjoy the roses” so to speak. Thank you Mom, for I have such clarity now as to what you meant. The gifts can be seen in our children, our husbands and wives and our friends. It’s important to just take the time to hug them, to really listen to them and to be in the moment. Mom spent the past few years primarily in her apartment as it was difficult for her to walk very far. It was the simple acts that she received during that times that meant the most. Ann, your cute little Halloween card that you sent pleased her so much and it sat beside her chair until Christmas time. She told me the picture just made her smile. And the calls and visit from everyone always made her day.

The power of a hug…..when I was thinking about what I wanted to say to mom in our last few days, I asked her to give my dad a great big hug and to tell him I wished I hugged him more when he was alive. Mom said she would and commented that in the Coles family while all of the kids knew they were loved they didn’t do much hugging. I have always loved to hug but you know moving forward I think I’ll hug a little more!

Byron’s love…. To my love and sweetheart, thank you for loving mom so deeply and for helping me care for her so lovingly these past years at the inn. That time was an answer to my prayers, and I know it meant so much to Mom.

Last but not least, was Nanna’s love of flowers – everyone that knows Nanna knows how much she loved flowers. She and Leonard had beautiful gardens that surrounded their home, and we actually have transplanted many of the perenials at the inns. Her favorite is a deep deep red peony that we brought from her garden and is growing by the pool at the Captain Freeman. She has taught me so much about flowers, and I will forever cherish her favorite garden tools that she recently gave me.

And so in closing, I wanted to share a poem by Helen Steiner Rice entitled ‘Spring Garden’ that represents to me the “essence of Nanna”

So when I looked at those flowers,
I was looking at God
For they bloomed in His sun
and grew in His sod
And each lovely flower
was a “voice from above”
That whispered a message
of Kindness and Love
For I feel in my heart,
and I know you do, too,
That God speaks to us all
through the kind things we do
And when I looked at those flowers
I couldn’t help but feel
That they brought heaven nearer
and made God so real.

God bless everyone and may Nanna rest in peace.

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