Author Archives: hernibs

Creative Survival

Spiders this year are abundant, weaving their designs in front of the door, across the path, over the windows while we sleep, using what they have at hand to keep life afloat. Our yard is carpeted with tight, pitchy fir … Continue reading

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Mushrooms Everywhere

A good year for mushrooms and they are popping up everywhere, so many different ones.

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More Mushrooms

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Being Peace

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. ~Lao Tzu

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Can You See Me

Deer in the woods, can you spot it?

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A Huddle Of Hens

Keeping warm together.

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Ringing the Gong at Sunset

Nov. 11, 2018 at sunset, I rang our gong 100 times. It was actually a very moving experience for me.  I wasn’t going to ring the gong one hundred times, I thought I’d do a few gongs and call it … Continue reading

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Deliberate Dishonesty

It is the empty and untrained brain that is tempted to deliberate dishonesty. ~ “The Art of Writing Prose” Roger Sherman Loomis

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Peace and Quiet

Enjoying the quiet of the woods today – towhees talking, ravens gossiping, silence, crunch of gravel underfoot Peace. This is what we need to progress towards, more peace in our towns, in our world, in ourselves. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Rain on Grape Leaves

Did you know that grape leaves keep pickles crisp in the place of using alum?  We use one good-sized leaf per jar and it works like a charm.

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Mushrooms on Stump

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Herb Robert is Still Blooming

Geranium robertianum In traditional herbalism, Herb Robert is a remedy for toothache and nosebleed and  in healing of wounds. The name refers to abbot and herbalist Robert of Molesme. Freshly picked leaves have an odor resembling burning tires when crushed, … Continue reading

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Starry Eyed

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Head Stand

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Hearts in Nature

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