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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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Of Two Minds

Surrounded by those who need me, vie for my attention, expect answers and lunch I yearn for freedom, for time to myself, choosing to do or do nothing. But when I am alone, the quiet drives me crazy, I wander … Continue reading

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Cabin Renovation – new bathroom cabinet

Hisnibs built this little cabinet out of scraps in the workshop.  The top is a piece of an old cedar that fell across our road about four years ago. Hisnibs milled it, planed it and made it to fit the … Continue reading

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Scented Memories

Lilac bush in bloom. Butterflies ecstatic, So am I. I breathe in memories, walking to school, Red Deer Alberta, spring, freedom, happiness and laughter. 2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Mother’s Day Tea

Tea on Eldest Daughter’s deck.  Yummy goodies and Nettle Tea while watching the newly hatched ducklings explore the backyard.  A memorable hugless Mother’s Day. I miss our hugs!

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Blooming Out Of Season

I sometimes feel like this little poinsettia, bad timing, wrong colour, unnoticed, just doing its own thing, in spite of what everyone else thinks or does. Who decides these things I wonder and insists a certain plant or person is … Continue reading

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Finally Finished

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Buy Hyacinths To Feed Thy Soul

If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

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