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Got Our Tree Today

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The Difference

The city has a face, the country a soul. ~ Jacques De Lacretelle

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Pay Attention

Mindfulness changes the brain. . .  How we pay attention promotes neural plasticity, the change of neural connections in response to experience. ~Psychiatrist and brain researcher Daniel J. Siegel in his book: “The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the … Continue reading

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Winter Doldrums

All the leaves and all the dreams of summer fallen to the ground, unfinished plans like warm duvets of colour in a mound left out in the cold until spring comes back around. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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Light In Darkness

She, In the dark, Found light Brighter than many ever see. She, Within herself, Found loveliness, Through the soul’s own mastery. And now the world receives From her dower: The message of the strength Of inner power. ~Langston Hughes  “Helen … Continue reading

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Puddles

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Mini Mushrooms

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Winter Wardrobes

Winter is on it’s way. . . Evergreens wait patiently for cold weather, their trendy green tips accenting darker winter wardrobes. Maples, finding nothing new to wear, choose to spend winter naked rather than wear the same thing two years … Continue reading

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Mycelium Quartet

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Warmth of Kindness

I place another dry fir log onto hot coals in the wood stove, I am warmed and filled with thankfulness for a tree once dead and seemingly useless that fell one windy night across our power lines. Hydro was there … Continue reading

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December

When winter winds are piercing chill, And through the hawthorn blows the gale, With solemn feet I tread the hill, That overbrows the lonely vale. ~Excerpt from Woods In Winter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807-1882

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Council Meeting

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Art

Art washes from the soul the dust of everyday life. ~Pablo Picasso

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Shhhhh

One who is noisy in the wood, scares away mushrooms. ~Russian proverb

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Making Art

When we show up to make art, we need to first get still enough to hear what wants to be expressed through us, and then we need to step out of the way and let it. We must be willing … Continue reading

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