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Beauty All Around Us

We are blessed with such beauty all around us. Birds and butterflies everywhere and all the wonderful green. ©Sharron R. McMillan   Advertisements

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Frog Went A-Courting

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Botanical Garden Walk – Deer Fern

Deer Fern Blechnum spicant – A fine evergreen native fern, reaching heights of only 12-24.” The low-growing sterile fronds spread horizontally from a basal tuft, while the fertile fronds are thin and deciduous and grow erect, directly from the center … Continue reading

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At One With The Log

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

“May you have the hindsight to know where you have been, the foresight to know where you are going and the insight to know when you have gone too far.” ~Irish saying

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Choosing Your Path

“Of all of the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” ~ John Muir

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Just Hanging Around

Hanging out in the arbour, staring at the walnut tree thankful for beauty and quiet places.

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B.Y.O.S.

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. ~Anthony J. D’Angelo

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Illusive Reality

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality. ~Annie Dillard

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Everything looks polished this morning

The moisture in the air seems to make everything greener and cleaner. Dried golden leaf on brown forest floor, framed by green fern fronds looks too perfect to be real. Bare twigs, a pick-up-sticks game in progress. Wet, bright, beautiful, … Continue reading

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Red On Green

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Paradise

What was Paradise? but a garden, an orchard of trees and herbs, full of pleasure, and nothing there but delights. ~ William Lawson

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Lemon Mint Patch

Mint (Lemon Balm) Melissa officinalis.  Melissa is Greek for ‘honey bee.’ This mint is all over our acreage in lovely green clumps almost year round.  It has small white flowers full of nectar during the summer. Makes wonderful herbal tea, … Continue reading

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Weed

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Our Dreams

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable. ~Christopher Reeve

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