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Another Puzzle Done

This one was filled with memories of the many games we played together over the years. Remember the Game of Life? Little pink and blue people you put in little cars and drove through the cliché life of school, job, … Continue reading

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Junco At The Feeder

His nibs keeps the feeders filled and we are surrounded with happy birds all day long. Junco ‘Oregon’ Junco hyemalis oreganus Ground-feeding sparrows. Common year-round resident in BC Canada. In winter they fold their feet under their bodies and fluff … Continue reading

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Witch Hazel In Bloom

Witch Hazel Hamamelis virginiana Flowers: Blooms January, wonderful scented yellow flowers which bloom before leaves. Use: Leaves – Astringent for bruises, dermatitis, hemorrhoids, varicose veins – topically. Lotion is distilled from twigs. Forked twigs as divining rods for water witching. … Continue reading

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Sleeping in these days

Cocooned in cotton flannel sheets, wool stuffed pillows and duvet, mohair wool blanket. . . who can crawl out of such a cozy nest when it’s still dark and raining out. Not me. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year To all those who follow my blog and those who make my day by Liking my words and making comments on my thoughts. May Peace be with you in 2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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Mocha Helping

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Today I Have A Thankful Heart

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all other virtues. ~ Cicero

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Have A Mary Christmas

My soul praises the Lord For He has been mindful of me. Blessed is she who trusted that the Lord’s words to her would be fulfilled. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Family Christmas Buffet at our House

We chose all mom’s favourite food  and had a feast.  The fresh carrot sticks I picked from under the mulch in the garden that morning.  They were so delicious! And I made hot apple cider with our own apple juice.  … Continue reading

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Rainy December Day

Going to sit by the fire and crochet.

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Christmas Lights

Christmas Lights on the Tiny House.  So cheery and welcoming.

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Making Space For Ourselves

Sometimes it is necessary to pull away from those who love us, those we love in order to find out what we think, what we feel, who we are without their expectations pulling us in different directions. Sometimes we need … Continue reading

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In A Perfect World

Getting caught up in anger over the way things ‘should be’ we fail to see what is – beauty, order, incredible colours, animals, seasons, fruit, sky, awesome beauty – Why do we fail to see it. Why does our focus … Continue reading

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Reviewing Our Portfolio

Assets: Land enough to grow food on Deep well with ample fresh, clean water Trees for building, firewood, shade and companionship Gravel road far enough away from traffic and noise Collection of beautiful venues no artist could duplicate Returns: Wildlife … Continue reading

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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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