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Wild Salmon Sticks

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

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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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Woodshed Half Full

Hisnibs and I got the mountain of firewood stacked in the woodshed.  That’s almost half the firewood we need for the winter.  More splitting and stacking to do yet to ensure cozy days by the fire this winter.

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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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Gathering Winter Firewood

It takes Hisnibs and helper about ten days of the summer to cut, split and stack firewood to keep our two houses warm all winter.  A good start on it here. There are 60 pieces of firewood per bucket load … 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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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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Sad Truth

Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation; and every city or house divided against itself shall not stand. ~Luke the physician

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Bleeding Heart

Bleeding Heart Dicentra spectabilis Symbol of undying love

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Bouquet of Iris

Happy June!

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Grape Leaves

Hope is a waking dream. ~Aristotle

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Not Here

I do like quietness and beauty but this cemetery with Highway One and Lower Road whizzing past is not very quiet. I’d rather be sprinkled under a fruit tree on our own land then try to rest here. Hopefully what … Continue reading

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Mistakes

Mistakes. . . I think I have made them all and yet what should have ended in disaster has given me a life more precious than any I could have planned or dreamed. Leaving, grieving, wishing, wanting, life came calling … Continue reading

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Rhododendron is Amazing

This Rhodo is a survivor. We planted it over 40 years ago. It’s been driven over by an RV, had a tree fall on it, been stomped by male deer, been through drought and monsoons but still it blooms, faithfully … Continue reading

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Couldn’t find the cat anywhere

She had crawled into the slipper basket in the bookcase by the door.  Crazy Kitty.

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