Tag Archives: Beauty

Reflections

My hope is to reflect the beauty around me, rather than ugliness and destruction. Like the puddle and the pond if I care to gaze long enough to see not what is on the bottom but what it is reflecting, … Continue reading

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Southeaster

Southeaster wind howls through the woods twisting branches till they fall, cracks and thunks, we hold our breath a tree falls over, roots and all. We never get used to winter storm’s rage as we huddle indoors once more fear … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Anniversary to a Very Special Couple

You two show that with a sense of humour and love of adventure happily ever after does come true. Wishing you unending love.

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Live Peace, Speak Peace

“To live without speaking is better than to speak without living. For the former who lives rightly does good even by his silence but the latter does no good even when he speaks.” ~Abba Isidore of Pelusia

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Pond Is Full

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Wet Coast Scene

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Vistas

Look past ferns and saplings, between cedar and maple where sun illumines something further away than eyes can see. Vistas in woods and life, distant points you have yet to explore. Go there, moving always towards unseen prospects or points … Continue reading

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Oranges in January

I don’t know if the cold kitchen has shocked it into producing but our little orange tree has flowers and oranges on it at the same time.  Smells lovely and reminds me spring will come again.

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Grandma Tree

Poor Grandma tree, the weight of snow and howling winds were too much to bear. The second limb this winter has fallen to the ground. What remains still stands tall and straight after more than 800 years of standing sentry … Continue reading

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My World

Out there, in the big world, is sorrow, sadness, turmoil, and sabre rattling but here in my woods is only beauty, love and peace. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Snow Day

The woods are covered in down, that rain slowly dilutes into puddles. I put a few puzzle pieces in their place then settle in by the fire to crochet. Snow day, a good excuse to be lazy. ©2020 Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Wet Soggy Woods

More fungi

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yikes

Wind is howling around us branches and trees falling, gusts shake the house. I don’t like winter storms. And though I feel safe inside by a warm fire I’d rather it would stop blowing.

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Snow Is Coming

Forecast is for snow. We’re ready: – a new jigsaw puzzle started on the table – pantry full of food – woodshed stacked with firewood – and new balls of yarn Let it snow. . . ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Silence

“The ego uses words to get what it wants. When we are in an argument with our family, friends, or colleagues, that is what we do. We pull out the words that give us power, make us look right or … Continue reading

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