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Guardian of the Chocolates

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Snow Day

The woods are covered in down, that rain slowly dilutes into puddles. I put a few puzzle pieces in their place then settle in by the fire to crochet. Snow day, a good excuse to be lazy. ©2020 Sharron R. … Continue reading

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yikes

Wind is howling around us branches and trees falling, gusts shake the house. I don’t like winter storms. And though I feel safe inside by a warm fire I’d rather it would stop blowing.

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Quietness

Rain and wind compete for power outside. The house is still. Cat purrs. Fire crackles. Nothing else. Outside turmoil. Inside peace. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Raining Again

Raining again cold out too, now I’m wondering what to do. Warm the kitchen make someone smile too, bake some cookies that’s what I’ll do. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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To Do List at the End of the Year

Empty the laundry hamper, catch up, get it done. Deal with procrastination piles; finish or get rid of what you know you’ll never finish. Clean the house, a very important year is arriving. De-clutter, Recycle. Start fresh. For every new … Continue reading

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Christmas Is – Part 1

 Christmas is family and friends and love, it is the rebirth of hope and the promise of peace. Excerpt from “Christmas Is”©2001 Sharron R. McMillan

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Warmth of Kindness

I place another dry fir log onto hot coals in the wood stove, I am warmed and filled with thankfulness for a tree once dead and seemingly useless that fell one windy night across our power lines. Hydro was there … Continue reading

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Crafts: Sammy Seal

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Homemade Cedar Doors

Finished and hung. From the inside looking outAnd from the outside looking in.  Trim and hardware still to do but we love our homemade doors.

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Ultimate Recycling

Fallen cedar tree reborn into beautiful cedar posts that will hold our new French Doors.

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Fall Back

Fall back to golden chilly days to crackling fire and morning haze, woollen socks to warm our toes, curled up in our mohair throws. Back to winter’s basic norm, splitting wood and keeping warm. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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Living The Simple Life

The easeful days, the dreamless nights the homely round of plain delights The calm, the unambitioned mind which all men seek, and few men find. ~ Austin Dobson

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Together

How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity. ~Psalms

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Ducklings Are Growing

Hanging out with Boris, their daddy.  They really are cute little critters.

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