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Look To This Day

Look to this day for it is life; the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence – the joy of growth, the splendour of action, the glory of power. For yesterday … Continue reading

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Morning In My Studio

When I shut my studio door I lock out the woes of the world for a few hours. I’m looking out to a sea of ferns, still, quiet surrounded by cedar, alder and maple trees sanding tall, straight, unafraid. The … Continue reading

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Give Thanks

When you arise in the morning Give thanks for the morning light. Give thanks for your life and strength. Give thanks for your food And give thanks for the joy of living And if perchance you see no reason for … Continue reading

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Miniature World

A special gift from a friend who created it just for me. Built on part of a branch that fell off an ancient fir tree. Idyllic little world of green, flowers, trees and two sheep there, a tempting little cottage … Continue reading

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Thirteen more ducklings born this weekend

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I’m Going Back to Cookbooks

I’m going back to good old cook books. I know the internet is full of information, easy to access and instant but every site is covered over with things to sign up for, things popping up about everything from suggestions … Continue reading

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Wild Salmon Sticks

Another wonderful installation by middle daughter, fish in her dry pond creation.

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Focus

At times we see life through wide-angled lens, complete and beautiful. But focus changes. Pain, disappointment, fear filter our perspective and the world never looks the same again. Rose coloured filters may help for awhile but more often we just … Continue reading

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Hidden Oasis In the Ferns

What’s that in the ferns? Move closer. . . A hidden oasis in the ferns.  Lovely! Another lovely Middle Daughter’s Creation.

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Hermit Moments

Hermit Moments with yourself, by yourself, accepting yourself, loving yourself, learning all the wisdom of the world. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Poet Pen

I fain would write a timely poem Of politics and polls Of oil spills and postal strikes Of taxes, wars and goals. But lo, ‘twas not my diascope This timely news to share, For ‘tis delivered daily At my step … Continue reading

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Choose Your Attitude

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread… They offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: to … Continue reading

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Dancing With Clouds

When we look up, it widens our horizons. we see what a little speck we are in the universe, so insignificant, and we all take ourselves so seriously, but in the sky, there are no boundaries. No differences of caste … Continue reading

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Fresh From the Ocean And Garden Dinner

We went out on the boat to check the prawn trap.  Lots of prawns for dinner Surf and Turf – Prawns and ribs, coconut rice and salad from the garden – a Feast!

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Entwined

We have grown together like two different species of plants entwined but not dependent, at least I like to think so. ©Excerpt from “Entwined” Sharron R. McMillan

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