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Creative Survival

Spiders this year are abundant, weaving their designs in front of the door, across the path, over the windows while we sleep, using what they have at hand to keep life afloat. Our yard is carpeted with tight, pitchy fir … Continue reading

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A Huddle Of Hens

Keeping warm together.

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Rain on Grape Leaves

Did you know that grape leaves keep pickles crisp in the place of using alum?  We use one good-sized leaf per jar and it works like a charm.

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Peace

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. ~Sri Chinmoy

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The Taste Of Freedom

It tastes like fresh air, cedar pitch fire crackle, nature guide wisdom, squirrel chirps, laughter. I love the flavour. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Sunny Yellow Window

Yellow is the brightest colour of the visible spectrum, and it is the most noticeable of all colours by the human eye. It means happiness and optimism; it is the colour of sun shining, or bright light and creativity. … … Continue reading

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Lost Mocha

Found her curled up in the basket of hats and gloves.  Too cute.

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Thanksgiving

 

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Thankful Morning In My Studio

It’s that glow, the indescribable golden colour dancing in small holes of wood stove door like sunrise through peepholes and the harmony of crackling wood with rain drops on the metal roof makes me sigh almost bursts my heart with … Continue reading

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Mocha and Her Buddy

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Back to Basics

I finally found it.  A basic electric stove that you don’t need a pilot’s license to use.  I ordered it through Home Hardware in June.  It finally arrived yesterday and it’s exactly what I want.  It’s a Moffat, made in … Continue reading

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Raining

A perfect day to sit by the wood stove and crochet or read and that’s just what I plan to do after I have a long hot soak in the tub. Rainy days aren’t so bad when we have cozy … Continue reading

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Hazelnut Harvest

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Wash Day

I like wash day. Sorting, folding clean, fresh clothes Put away, tidy, organized. Clean, empty hampers – small accomplishment, big satisfaction. Something is orderly in my life on wash days. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Plum Jam

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