Author Archives: hernibs

Sunday Date

A photographer’s idea of the perfect date is visiting the cemetery on a sunny Sunday afternoon to take photos of headstones. People working on their family tree or trying to find family information such as death and birth dates can … Continue reading

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Dreams

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. ~Marsha Norman

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Foxglove

Foxglove (Witch’s Thimble) Digitalis purpurea Figwort family. Biennial wild herb to 6’ high. Natural. Grow all over our yard. Stems: stout, Leaves: soft and hairy Flowers: in long inflorescences, tubular, purple to white, with purple spots inside the throat, drooping … Continue reading

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Only When

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. … Continue reading

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Bathroom Cabinet Finished

Cedar live edge counter top with cedar door fronts and side all milled from our land.  The brass sink is from our old boat  and the taps were from the old pedestal sink that was in the old bathroom.  That … Continue reading

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Unless the Seed Falls Into the Ground

We learn one lesson from the seed that diamonds have never taught us. For seeds, unlike diamonds, are for spending, for throwing away, almost. For unless the seed falls into the ground, lying buried in the darkness of the earth … Continue reading

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Let Light Descend On Earth

From the point of light within the mind of God Let light stream forth into the minds of men. Let light descend on earth. . . From the centre which we call the race of men Let the plan of … Continue reading

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Love Where You Live

If you live in the city don’t whine about crime, if you live near a factory there’s going to be grime. If you live by a freeway get used to the noise, If you live with children then step over … Continue reading

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Honesty

Honesty is not only the best policy, it is rare enough today to make you pleasantly conspicuous. ~ C.H. Brower

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Another Project Finished

I finally finished the pineapple shawl project. Whew. I’ve been working on it for months, put it away a few times but it’s done.  I started it to use up all  my embroidery cotton threads that I no longer use.  … Continue reading

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Look To This Day

Look to this day for it is life; the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence – the joy of growth, the splendour of action, the glory of power. For yesterday … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Canada Day Parade

A brilliant idea by town council to take the parade to the people instead of everyone congregating downtown.  We walked out to the main road and watched a great lineup  of first responders, antique cars and some commercial vehicles.  People … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day🇨🇦l

May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, May hope forever wipe away your tears. And above all, may silence make you strong. ~Chief Dan George

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Slugs

They work at night sliming their paths of destruction through other’s gardens, using what isn’t theirs to feed their need to take and consume what others have created, then fouling it before crawling once more under rocks of comfort they … Continue reading

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Morning In My Studio

When I shut my studio door I lock out the woes of the world for a few hours. I’m looking out to a sea of ferns, still, quiet surrounded by cedar, alder and maple trees sanding tall, straight, unafraid. The … Continue reading

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