Category Archives: Living Simply

Shallow Rooted

One needs to be rooted deeper than just the surfacein order to withstand the storms of winterand of life. ©2022 Sharron R. McMillan

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Each Day Is A Sabbath

I worship with each breath I take,my heart sings praises every day. Life is no longer divided into sacred and secular. Everything is sacred. Towhees unearthing food in dead leaves,tit wrens twittering cheerful morning songs Deer grazing on the front … Continue reading

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Economics

One of our biggest economic problems is over prediction.~ Arnold H.Glasow

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Winter Doldrums

All the leavesand all the dreamsof summerfallen to the groundunfinished planslike warm duvets of colourin a moundleft out in the cold untilspring comes back around. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Addition To The Homestead

Middle daughter’s latest acquisition, a safe, smokeless insulated campfire stove you can have safely on your deck. Gives off a great heat and is lovely to sit around out of the rain. I can see lots of winter camp fires … Continue reading

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Happy November!

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I Wonder Why We Wonder

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Fall Nasturtiums

Rain has brought the nasturtiums back to life again, brighter than ever.

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Dripping Woods

Dripping woods,crackling fire,rain washed fernsall inspirewords of gratitude,and hope,rainy day, no need to mopebut mopingis inherent in meI close up like an anemone,not wanting anyone to see,I wait for sunimpatiently. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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It’s Raining Again

There’s a rhythm in the raindropsas they splatter on the groundand the filling of the puddlesbrings a symphony of sound. There is laughter on the facesof the people dressed for rainand an almost ring of triumph in“It’s raining again.” ©Sharron … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Raining, It’s Pouring

We can almost hear the forest sighing with relief. Even the Rhododendron has perked up.

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Tensegrity

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Sustainable Willow

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Mushroom Shelter

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For Certain

“I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in our memories.” ~Leo Buscaglia

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