Pumpkin Carving 1

Middle daughter’s elegant pumpkin

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Fall Colours In Our Yard

Red Maple wearing her Fall wardrobe

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There Be Fairies Here

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep,
Tall trees of peace their vigil keep,
And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled
Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world.
~Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

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It Is The Season Of Mushrooms

Mushrooms on Log

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O Canada

Taking care of our planet is not an option.
Buying locally produced products is the best place to start.
I prefer Canadian made even though they may cost a little more.
It’s worth it to know what I am buying is made according to Canadian standards
and that I am supporting a fellow Canadian as well.
Oh Canada, we’re proud to support and protect you.
©Sharron R. McMillan

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Path

A path I never
thought I’d choose
becomes the one
I fear I’ll lose.

©2015 Sharron R. McMillan
Excerpt from “Don’t Smother Love”

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The Mushroom Bursts The Sod

Then sleep the seasons, full of might;
While slowly swells the pod,
And rounds the peach, and in the night
The mushroom bursts the sod.
The winter comes:
the frozen rut Is bound with silver bars;
the white drift heaps against the hut;
and night is pierced with stars.

~Coventry Patmore

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Fall in Mixed Media

Fragile leaves drift from darkened branch,
a tear drop cloud skims by,
one feather clinging to mossy mound
as I walk past with a sigh.

©Sharron R. McMillan

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Ducklings with feathers


The ducklings are getting big and new feathers are coming in with great colours.  They like spaghetti.  You can now tell the difference between boys and girls. They boys have bigger feet.

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Aged Understanding

Mossy Maple

In youth we learn; in age we understand.
~Baroness Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

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Living The Simple Life

Mimosa Tree

The easeful days, the dreamless nights
the homely round of plain delights
The calm, the unambitioned mind
which all men seek, and few men find.
~ Austin Dobson

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Thanksgiving Cactus

Thanksgiving Cactus blooming it’s head off with gratitude

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Mother Nature’s Paintbox Colours

So many beautiful colours everywhere. Wakes up the artist in all of us.

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Kiwi Still On The Vines

Kiwi still not ready to pick but we’ll have to before frost arrives.

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Looks Like A Giraffe In Our Woods

Just a broken tree stump in the distance.

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