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Lovely Colour On Grey Days

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Witch Hazel is Blooming

A winter gift, Witch Hazel blossoms scent the yard with a sweet, healing aroma.  I had to bring some inside and arrange in this unique vase sent to me by my cousin for Christmas. Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana Deciduous large … Continue reading

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Feeding the Birds

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Kiwi Harvest

Between rain showers today we picked our crop of kiwi.  Two large bowls full, about 24 pounds.  Some we put in the cold room to keep longer, shared some with our daughters and have some in the pantry to ripen.  … Continue reading

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Always Be Kind

Be kind whenever possible.
 It is always possible. ~ Tenzin Gyatso


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Raindrops Keep Falling

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Mocha Stalking a Squirrel

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Happy November

Mother Nature has donned her favourite Fall colours that inspire and make us take notice. Beauty is all around us in spite of the pandemic. Now we have time to notice her amazing hues.

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Art

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

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Vulnerable To Beauty

It is only when you resist being touched on the inside, only when you close your ears towards the whisper of nature, that you have to be touched harder from the outside. ~Roland Gunther told to him by a bee

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There Be Fairies Here

 

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Fall Colours

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Amanita Muscaria

Found in the Botanical Garden lawn. Bright red fly agaric from northern Europe and Asia. Cap might be orange or yellow due to slow development of the purple pigment. Wide cap with white or yellow warts which are removed by … Continue reading

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Beautiful Sunday Stroll

A lovely Sunday walk through the Botanical Gardens in West Sechelt.  What a gem that property is.  They have signs on all the different trees and plants so you are getting an education as well as exercise.  A perfect Sabbath.

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More Mushrooms In Our Yard

I love these mushrooms, the symmetry and detail. They look like a fancy tart or pie with cinnamon on the top.

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