Category Archives: Living Simply

Vistas

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Wisdom of the Ages

Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero

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Another Puzzle Done

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Flower Globe

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Bathing Away The Blues

Rain, wind, cold.I fill our antique claw foot bathtubwith hot lavender scented waterand submerge my bodyand my thoughts. Gratitudefor clean, safe water washes over meand I pray for those not as fortunatein our world. Everyone should have clean, freshwater to … Continue reading

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Recycle Day

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I Wonder if Someone Lives in There

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Are We Home Yet

If you can hearrain on the roof,birds in the trees,slam of the screen door,creaks in the wood floor – If you can smellcedar wood,compost bucket,witch hazel blossoms,cookies and tea – If you can seeflickering flames,cozy chair,smiles on faces,time to spare … Continue reading

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Shedding Light

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. Plato

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Primrose Blessing

Cold, dark mornings,misty afternoons,rain, rainand more rain. But there you areblooming,noticed only by thosewith heads hung downlike mine. Blue beauty,a lovely giftto my drippy day.Bless you primrose. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Finished Quilt Puzzle

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Invincible Summer

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

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Walking Stick

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Sun On Moss On Maple

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Times Have Changed For Poets

Years I spenttyping out my wordson an Underwood typewriter,folding, sealing, stamping, mailingwaiting. Waiting to hearfrom publisher,editor,friend.I had to include stampsfor my own rejection slips. NOW I sit in my pyjamas,coffee mug in hand,computer screen showingsomeone likes what I posted. Acceptanceis … Continue reading

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