Tag Archives: Beauty

Art Is Life

Art is Life or Our Life is our Art. My thinking gets into a negative loop that plays over and over when I am depressed. Writing a poem, drawing a picture, going for a walk seems somehow to change the … Continue reading

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Winter In The Garden 3

Leeks are still green and growing.  We’re still picking carrots from underneath the mulch in a separate bed.  Nothing quite like a fresh carrot on a cold frosty day.

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Winter In The Garden 2

We could still be eating fresh chard these days if I’d remember to go out and pick it.  Even after light frost it persists.  And so do the weeds.  Dreaming of gardens and spring. . .

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Get High – For Free

Sing in the shower at the top of your lungs, you’ll feel great all day. Smile at others and you’ll get smiles right back. Breathe cool, green forest scents and you’ll be light-headed with happiness for hours. Stare at sea … Continue reading

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Winter In The Garden

New fennel shoots are poking up wondering if winter is over yet.  Not yet. . .

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Primrose Blessings

January – cold, dark mornings, misty afternoons, rain, rain and more rain. But there you are blooming, noticed only by those with heads hung down like mine. Blue beauty, a lovely gift to my drippy day. Bless you primrose. ©Sharron … Continue reading

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Junco At The Feeder

His nibs keeps the feeders filled and we are surrounded with happy birds all day long. Junco ‘Oregon’ Junco hyemalis oreganus Ground-feeding sparrows. Common year-round resident in BC Canada. In winter they fold their feet under their bodies and fluff … Continue reading

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Witch Hazel In Bloom

Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana Flowers: Blooms January, wonderful scented yellow flowers which bloom before leaves. Use: Leaves – Astringent for bruises, dermatitis, hemorrhoids, varicose veins – topically. Lotion is distilled from twigs. Forked twigs as divining rods for water witching. … Continue reading

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Braided Maple Bark

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No Where To Go But Up

☂”And there’s no where to go but up.”  Mary Poppins Elder daughter, middle daughter and I went to see ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ last night. Loved it!  Go see it if you can. Imagine. . .

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Frost On Moss

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Brrrrr

A frosty Monday here.  We had torrential rain in the night and at one point it sounded like hail.  Now the ground is white with frost and hail/snow.  And it’s cold! But we’re cozy snuggled in by the wood stove … Continue reading

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Mushrooms Still Popping Up Here and There

Frost doesn’t seem to have discouraged the mushrooms around the yard.

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Where Moss Grows

I’m part wood nymph.  I require mountains and warm, dense patches of moss to thrive. ~Vera Farmiga

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year To all those who follow my blog and those who make my day by Liking my words and making comments on my thoughts. May Peace be with you in 2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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