Tag Archives: Beauty

Harmonic Connections

You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, every where, even the stars. ~ Robin Williams

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Be Good

Good has no fear; good is itself, whatever comes. It grows, and makes, and bravely persuades, beyond all tilt of wrong: Stronger than anger, wiser than strategy, enough to subdue cities and men If we believe it with a long … Continue reading

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Kitchen Cabinet Finished

His Nibs finished the kitchen cabinet in the cabin.  Love it.  With new drawer hardware and taps it cost about $150.00 to make, using our own hemlock tree for the drawer fronts, side and counter top. Just a bit more … Continue reading

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What Ducks Do On Hot Days

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Fence Art

Middle Daughter and Son-in-law built this work of art and hung it on the stick fence at the driveway. Another smile around the yard.

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One Pea

One shrivelled, dried out pea patted into dark rich soil wakes, sprouts, grows to one strong vine holding lots of pea pods and each pod wraps around numerous peas. A lovely example of abundance – sow a seed, reap a … Continue reading

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Thoughts While Picking Raspberries

Thoughts while picking raspberries. I picked about a cup full of nice big juicy berries right at arm level. Then noticed there were lots hiding down about knee height under branches that were bending with the weight of the fruit.  … Continue reading

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Friendship Cherries

A friend of a friend wanted someone to come and pick their cherries before the bear got to them. So we did.  Ate our fill and canned the rest.  They will sure taste good on a cold winter night.

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First Pea Picking

Peas are ripening every day.  Yesterday I picked this bowlful and got five bags sealed and in the freezer.  Lots more to pick.  Nothing like fresh peas eaten out of the pods. mmmm

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Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny (Moneywort) Lysimachia nummularia. Heritage creeping perennial. Hardy ground cover. Nearly evergreen. Easily divided. 6-12” high. Spreads rapidly by runners, forming a ruffled mat 1” deep.  Found it growing in the ditch along our road.  Someone must have dumped … Continue reading

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Patterns of Life

I want to reflect Beauty Wonder Nature God so clearly that my imperfections only become part of the pattern. ©2010 Sharron R. McMillan

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Smiles Around My Yard

Middle daughter and son-in-law created these cute glass daisies on stakes and planted them in a block of moss.  They make me smile every time I walk past them.  Creativity is a gift I am surrounded with.

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Kitchen Cabinet In Process

His nibs has started on the kitchenette in the cabin. He built the frame with leftover bits of lumber from other projects and plywood bits leftover from son-in-law’s projects.  The top and side panel are made from  hemlock boards he … Continue reading

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Sunday Date

A photographer’s idea of the perfect date is visiting the cemetery on a sunny Sunday afternoon to take photos of headstones. People working on their family tree or trying to find family information such as death and birth dates can … Continue reading

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Dreams

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. ~Marsha Norman

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