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Being Peace

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. ~Lao Tzu 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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Starry Eyed

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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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Kitty Wreath

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The Taste Of Freedom

It tastes like fresh air, cedar pitch fire crackle, nature guide wisdom, squirrel chirps, laughter. I love the flavour. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Sunny Yellow Window

Yellow is the brightest colour of the visible spectrum, and it is the most noticeable of all colours by the human eye. It means happiness and optimism; it is the colour of sun shining, or bright light and creativity. … … Continue reading

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Nap Time

Deer seem to like our clearing when it’s raining.  I guess they feel safe here.

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Bonnie’s Tree

Years ago my friend Bonnie pulled up a sucker from a tree in her yard and gave it to me because  I was admiring its beautiful colours.  We planted it by our pond.  Bonnie is gone now but her tree … Continue reading

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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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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 Cactus

My Christmas Cactus is blooming for Thanksgiving!  Half of it is loaded with blooms.  I wonder if the other half will still bloom for Christmas.   Such a bright spot on dull mornings.

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Thankful Morning In My Studio

It’s that glow, the indescribable golden colour dancing in small holes of wood stove door like sunrise through peepholes and the harmony of crackling wood with rain drops on the metal roof makes me sigh almost bursts my heart with … Continue reading

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Mocha and Her Buddy

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Back to Basics

I finally found it.  A basic electric stove that you don’t need a pilot’s license to use.  I ordered it through Home Hardware in June.  It finally arrived yesterday and it’s exactly what I want.  It’s a Moffat, made in … Continue reading

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