Author Archives: hernibs

Hope

Hope spring eternal in the human breast and in the flower beds. 

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Reflections

My hope is to reflect the beauty around me, rather than ugliness and destruction. Like the puddle and the pond if I care to gaze long enough to see not what is on the bottom but what it is reflecting, … Continue reading

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Southeaster

Southeaster wind howls through the woods twisting branches till they fall, cracks and thunks, we hold our breath a tree falls over, roots and all. We never get used to winter storm’s rage as we huddle indoors once more fear … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

 A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him saying, ‘You are mad, you are not like us. ~Abba Anthony

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Happy 50th Anniversary to a Very Special Couple

You two show that with a sense of humour and love of adventure happily ever after does come true. Wishing you unending love.

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Live Peace, Speak Peace

“To live without speaking is better than to speak without living. For the former who lives rightly does good even by his silence but the latter does no good even when he speaks.” ~Abba Isidore of Pelusia

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Solitude Is A State Of Mind

  “There are many who live in the mountains and behave as if they were in the town, and they are wasting their time. It is possible to be a solitary in one’s mind while living in a crowd, and … Continue reading

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Pond Is Full

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Wet Coast Scene

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Vistas

Look past ferns and saplings, between cedar and maple where sun illumines something further away than eyes can see. Vistas in woods and life, distant points you have yet to explore. Go there, moving always towards unseen prospects or points … Continue reading

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Oranges in January

I don’t know if the cold kitchen has shocked it into producing but our little orange tree has flowers and oranges on it at the same time.  Smells lovely and reminds me spring will come again.

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Grandma Tree

Poor Grandma tree, the weight of snow and howling winds were too much to bear. The second limb this winter has fallen to the ground. What remains still stands tall and straight after more than 800 years of standing sentry … Continue reading

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More Snow

Towhees, Juncos, Stellar’s Jays and hummingbirds are thankful for food we put out for them. I feel like opening the windows to let them all in, but Mocha would not be quite as welcoming. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan    

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Guardian of the Chocolates

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My World

Out there, in the big world, is sorrow, sadness, turmoil, and sabre rattling but here in my woods is only beauty, love and peace. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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