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Crafts – String Bag

Finished my 4th string bag and have started another.  In a crafty mood with fingers and string rather than words and paper.   Advertisements

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Art Is Life

Art is Life or Our Life is our Art. My thinking gets into a negative loop that plays over and over when I am depressed. Writing a poem, drawing a picture, going for a walk seems somehow to change the … Continue reading

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Another Puzzle Done

This one was filled with memories of the many games we played together over the years. Remember the Game of Life? Little pink and blue people you put in little cars and drove through the cliché life of school, job, … Continue reading

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Get High – For Free

Sing in the shower at the top of your lungs, you’ll feel great all day. Smile at others and you’ll get smiles right back. Breathe cool, green forest scents and you’ll be light-headed with happiness for hours. Stare at sea … Continue reading

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No Where To Go But Up

☂”And there’s no where to go but up.”  Mary Poppins Elder daughter, middle daughter and I went to see ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ last night. Loved it!  Go see it if you can. Imagine. . .

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Sleeping in these days

Cocooned in cotton flannel sheets, wool stuffed pillows and duvet, mohair wool blanket. . . who can crawl out of such a cozy nest when it’s still dark and raining out. Not me. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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A New Year On Its Way

Peeling off the pages of unused calendars, wondering at spaces left unwritten in my journal, counting down the days, the hours until a new calendar, a new journal, another chance at noticing, experiencing and recording all of it. ©Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Don’t Put it All Back in the Attic

Generosity that moves us to give more than we take, happy greetings to those we never noticed before, desire to be with those we love even though they are annoying Don’t put it all away with the baubles and ornaments. … Continue reading

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Today I Have A Thankful Heart

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. ~ Cicero

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Peace Whispers

It was a whisper that floated past milling crowds of travellers, buyers, sellers and settled in the hearts of quiet shepherds, men of wisdom watching the stars and a young girl in a barn. Peace. . . rarely found anywhere … Continue reading

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Family Christmas Buffet at our House

We chose all mom’s favourite food  and had a feast.  The fresh carrot sticks I picked from under the mulch in the garden that morning.  They were so delicious! And I made hot apple cider with our own apple juice.  … Continue reading

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Rainy December Day

Going to sit by the fire and crochet.

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In A Perfect World

Getting caught up in anger over the way things ‘should be’ we fail to see what is – beauty, order, incredible colours, animals, seasons, fruit, sky, awesome beauty – Why do we fail to see it. Why does our focus … Continue reading

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Highlighting A Life

Like the outline on a painting or the edging of a stole faults and failures only highlight a life of gratitude for second chances. ©2018 Sharron R. McMillan

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West Coast Beauty

I sit in a tiny cabin, in the middle of the forest and imagine I am where Emily Carr has been – I see her brush strokes, shadows on cedar bark, sunlight filtered through moss hanging overhead. I smell rain … Continue reading

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