Category Archives: Living Simply

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Alone

A man can be himself only so long as he is alone; and if he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom;for it is only when he is alone that he is really free. ― Arthur Schopenhauer, Essays and Aphorisms

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Bucky Would Be Proud

We have dreamed about building a dome since reading Buckminster Fuller in the 70’s. For Christmas this year I bought a dome kit from a company in the UK for hisnibs. Yesterday was the day we finally got it together. … Continue reading

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Sun On Maple Leaves

A tree is beautiful, but what’s more, it has a right to life; like water, the sun and the stars,it is essential. Life on earth is inconceivable without trees. Forests create climate, climate influences peoples’ character, and so on and … Continue reading

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Happy August

Grey tinged fluffy clouds try to cover bright blue sky. Everything is very dry I’ll invoke the clouds to go ahead and cover the blue then drop a little moisture too. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Here’s what Mocha was stalking in our yard. ;-)

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Mocha Stalking Something in the Yard

Can you guess what she is so intently tracking?

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A Giraffe In The Woods

We were sitting out in the woods just taking in the scene when this treestump took on a whole new image in my head. It does look like a giraffereaching up to eat some branches, doesn’t? Or maybe I need … Continue reading

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Our Indoor Cat Wants to go Out

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Fungi On Forest Floor

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A Little Bird Told Me

It’s those little birds outside the window whispering secrets in the morningthat get my mind whirling – Poverty has nothing to do with how much money you have in the bank.Poverty is your belief about what you do or do … Continue reading

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Persistent Calla Lily

Over twenty years ago we planted a Calla Lily in the yard. It never came up so we planted a Japonica in its place. The Japonica didn’t do well in the spot we planted it so last yearwe transplanted it … Continue reading

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Fungi on Maple Tree

I think they are oyster mushrooms but starting to dry up.

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I Spy

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Walnuts are forming

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