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Mocha In The Puzzle Box

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Sleep

The sleep of the working man is pleasant whether he eats little or much but the full stomach of the rich man does not allow him to sleep. ~Ecclesiastes  

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Crafts – Crocheted Mat

I used up most of my old embroidery and cross stitch threads on this mat. I used one teal coloured thread throughout and added to other strands of colour as I went.  It was fun making it and I’m enjoying … Continue reading

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Crafts – Drawstring Bag

Crocheted cotton Drawstring Bags, green and blue. These were fun to make.

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Clearing A Spot

To begin is half the work. ~ Decimus Magnus Ausonuius.

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Our New Great Grand Babies

17 Muscovy ducklings! Just one day old and already exploring the big world.

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Empty Nest

The day a child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. ~ Alden Nowlan

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Living In Peace

Nonviolence is the foundational, universal ethic for building a culture of peace, disarmament and development. A spiritual orientation, a way of life, and a practical tool, nonviolence confronts violence without using violence, creates constructive alternatives and calls us to share … Continue reading

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New Neighbours

Boris and Beatrice Muscovy have moved into their new duckdom in eldest daughter’s yard.  They have been exploring the area and are feeling quite at home.  Beatrice has 12 eggs in her nest, so we’ll have ducklings running about in … Continue reading

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Backyard Bliss

Lovely view of our backyard pond with rose campion in the background. That’s a metal heron hiding in the grass.  Just felt so pastoral and calm.

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Mopheads

Hydrangea (Mopheads) macrophylla nikko Deciduous Shrub. In spring thin out weak shoots and prune back flowering shoots nearly to the old wood. Flower: Large round heads of sterile flowers grow at the tops of upright woody stems. Flowering summer to … Continue reading

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Raven’s Nest

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Home

Take the time to come home to yourself every day. ~Robin Casarjean

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Artistic Garden Spot

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Wind Chimes Part 2

We’ve had these chimes for years too, terracotta love birds on a log.  They’ve been repaired several times but are still chiming from the tip of a smoke bush branch.

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