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Remember

There is no place better than where you are, no life easier than yours, no poetry but that which a heart hears and no performance necessary. ©Sharron R. McMillan Excerpt from “On Performing” Advertisements

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Be Not Afraid

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. ~William James

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Hazelnut Harvest

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A Magic Garden That I Know

A magic garden that I know. . .Where red birds sing and blue frogs grow. . . Where ducks stop in and then they stay. . . and raccoon’s favourite place to play. A magic garden that I know. . … Continue reading

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Plum Jam

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My Fall Pantry

I’m still rearranging the pantry to get in my share of our canning bees.  The hanging basket is now above the wood stove full of hazel nuts drying and the left shelves are starting to fill up with more canning.  … Continue reading

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Bread and Butter Pickles

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Canning Bee

18 quarts of tomatoes 62 pints of kernel corn 30 pints of plums Two days of canning

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Coleus Colours

Coleus on Middle Daughter’s Deck.  Beautiful colours.

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Just Being Happy

Happily ever after was a fairy tale I so much wanted to live in. But now  happy is in spite of what I don’t like, overlooking what I can’t change, making do with what I have, not hoping for more. … Continue reading

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Catching Up With My Cousin

Last time we saw each other, we were little kids. Now we’re big kids who still love to talk, laugh and enjoy good food. Finding my cousin and getting to know her is one of my most precious adventures so … Continue reading

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We’ve Got Company Coming

I haven’t seen or talked to my cousin for over 60 years. Today she’s coming for a visit. We’ve been emailing for the past three years, catching up on lives we missed being part of. Can’t wait till you arrive … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Prayer

Thank you for this very special place you gave us over 40 years ago.  And thank you for protecting and preserving it. In spite of our wanderlust and mistakes, loggers and well-meaning friends we are still here where you placed … Continue reading

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Don’t Spoil It

“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ~Epicurus

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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  

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