Tag Archives: Fall

Can You See Me

Deer in the woods, can you spot it? Advertisements

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Peace and Quiet

Enjoying the quiet of the woods today – towhees talking, ravens gossiping, silence, crunch of gravel underfoot Peace. This is what we need to progress towards, more peace in our towns, in our world, in ourselves. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Mushrooms on Stump

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Herb Robert is Still Blooming

Geranium robertianum In traditional herbalism, Herb Robert is a remedy for toothache and nosebleed and  in healing of wounds. The name refers to abbot and herbalist Robert of Molesme. Freshly picked leaves have an odor resembling burning tires when crushed, … Continue reading

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Hearts in Nature

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Primrose – a cheery surprise in the Fall garden

For medicinal purposes the whole plant is used. Flowers and leaves are gathered in the beginning of the blossom time. A decoction of the flowers are used as tea against dizziness, sleeplessness, headaches, and neurasthenia paralysis, physical stress, to strengthen … Continue reading

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Puddle

Fragments of thought splash the shattered cortex of my cerebellum, do not alight can not enter, only bounce about until settling somewhere inside my brain, lost forever in folds of intelligence, unable to decipher something so simple as a  puddle. … Continue reading

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Mushrooms on Alder

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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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Mushroom Season

Mushrooms magically appear where nothing seems to grow now white umbrellas circle round then disappear like snow. ©Sharron R. McMillan Excerpt from ‘The Woods Are Staged For Winter’

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Grinning Begonia

Grinning at us as we notice, oops missed one. All the rest are tucked into dry spots for the winter but this one thinks it’s special. It is special, an amazing colour that has bloomed faithfully since Mother’s Day when … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

 

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Seasons Of Asparagus

Early Spring: Gnarled, dried out roots, planted deeply in rich soil, watered, watched for that first tip to emerge. Mid Spring: Purple tinged, green spears magically push up and up. Summer: Cut, steam and feast, splashed with lemon, dipped in … Continue reading

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Raining

A perfect day to sit by the wood stove and crochet or read and that’s just what I plan to do after I have a long hot soak in the tub. Rainy days aren’t so bad when we have cozy … Continue reading

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Gorgeous Fall Colours

Fall’s beauty is a beauty of resolution, of conclusion. ©Sharron R. McMillan (excerpt from Spring or Fall essay)

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