Lap Quilt For Mom Finished

Mom loves Kleenex, so the embroidery work is on a pocket on the back of the quilt that holds two small Kleenex pouches. We’re hoping we’ll be able to celebrate mom’s birthday in May.
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New Garden Gate

Strong, solid, heavy, holding out critters and locking in visions of winter feasting.
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Japanese Andromeda

Pieris Japonica, a beautiful spring time beauty.

Pieris Japonica – A Spring time beauty.

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First Blossoms of Spring

The volunteer Golden Plum tree that sprouted from a seed in the chicken coop many years ago is always the first to wake up in the spring, as though shouting a thank you for its very existence. Even though it isn’t in the sunniest spot in the yard, it makes the most of the space it found itself.

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Chinese Forget-Me-Not

I know it’s truly spring when the little blue faces of Chinese Forget-Me-Not appear all over the yard and garden.
Flower means True Love.

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Turkey Tail Fungi on Dogwood Tree

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Easter Hummingbird at the Feeder

I’ve never seen a fluffy hummingbird before and dressed in Easter colours too. A special visitation methinks.

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It Is Spring

Hummingbird at the feeder Easter morning

Tears from heaven wash the trees,

they’re blow-dried in a cooling breeze,

while chickadees and sparrows sing

telling all the world, “it’s spring”

Once more the woods are painted bright,

the day goes on for half the night,

Mother Nature has her fling-

new life comes forth and it is spring.

Tulips, children, puddles, grass,

Mother Nature’s looking glass,

love and laughter on the wing,

a new beginning, it is spring.


©Sharron R. Glasstetter 1976 – Reposted

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Dolce far niente – sweet idleness

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Life Felt So Normal Right Then

Standing on the Sechelt pier,
licking a vanilla ice cream waffle cone
beside the love of my life,
we forgot about masks, distancing, shots and covid
for a few lovely moments.

The beach, the water, the colours, the fresh air
and the taste of vanilla ice cream –
none of that has changed,
and will remain
no matter
what else
we have to go back to
when our ice cream is finished.

©March 2021 Sharron R. McMillan

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Covid Birthday Hugs

Youngest daughter brought a hazmat outfit for me to put on so she could give me a birthday hug.
Hat, mask, face shield and plastic poncho for me and a face shield and mask for her.
Eldest daughter put on her goggles to get in on it too. I’ve missed getting hugs! But this worked just fine.
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Another Puzzle Done

Cupcakes, 1000 piece puzzle took awhile but we finished it last night. Delicious.

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Party Animals

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Glass Crafts With The Girls

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Covid Garden Angel

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