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It’s Spring

Tears from heaven wash the trees, then blow dry with a cooling breeze, while chickadees and sparrows sing telling all the world, “it’s spring” Once more the woods are painted bright, the day goes on for half the night, Mother … Continue reading

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Heart Sounds of Life

Hard to describe the sound of a happy fire on a chilly morning – like the sound of my heart when I have my head underwater, or wind through a cracked open window, air sucking in, flames bouncing, wood crackling … Continue reading

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Oranges Are Ripening

Our indoor Calamondin orange tree is happy to see the sun and has produced quite a few nice little oranges.  I used one grated in the cranberry sauce I made for Easter dinner and it gave wonderful flavour to the … Continue reading

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Snow Duvet

I love the muffled quiet of snow all around me, like nestling under a down duvet. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Snow Day Again

Winter cold has seeped into my soul, feelings frozen like icicles on the eaves. Inspiration lies dormant somewhere beneath white nothingness. A monochrome world melts into slushiness and I yearn for green. ©2014 Sharron R. McMillan

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Thoughts on Community Living

Criticism and judgment disconnect us, while positive solution thinking keep us working and living together creatively. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Bathroom Door Notes

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Crow Condos

Crow’s nests in park near English Bay, Vancouver, BC.

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Butter Snowman

This was for our Christmas Potluck.  Butter snowman with jelly belly eyes and mouth, mini carrot nose and marzipan hat.

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My Christmas Present

Reading in the tub while immersed in lavender bubbles, nibbling dried fruit and sipping Perrier is one of my favourite things to do. Hisnibs knows how to keep me happy.  This bath caddy was my Christmas gift this year.  He … Continue reading

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The Road Home

  Pavement ends and dust begins, solitude is never convenient. Pot-holed, narrow road, blackberries reclaim what once was their territory, Duck couples bob and paddle in ruts made by exploring 4×4’s, alders reach to conceal telephone poles drunkenly following the … Continue reading

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Gathering Moss

Our 40th Anniversary today and 42 years of living in the backwoods of BC. Something to be said for staying and nothing wrong with gathering moss.  

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Advent Baskets

Our advent baskets.  Instead of Christmas gifts all opened on Christmas day,  three of our families put together one basket for each family with 25 small gifts in each basket.  One gift a day from December 1 to December 24th.  … Continue reading

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Happy December

Light the lights, it’s Christmas month.

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