Tag Archives: Life

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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More Mushrooms

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Being Peace

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. ~Lao Tzu

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A Huddle Of Hens

Keeping warm together.

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Ringing the Gong at Sunset

Nov. 11, 2018 at sunset, I rang our gong 100 times. It was actually a very moving experience for me.  I wasn’t going to ring the gong one hundred times, I thought I’d do a few gongs and call it … Continue reading

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Deliberate Dishonesty

It is the empty and untrained brain that is tempted to deliberate dishonesty. ~ “The Art of Writing Prose” Roger Sherman Loomis

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Peace and Quiet

Enjoying the quiet of the woods today – towhees talking, ravens gossiping, silence, crunch of gravel underfoot Peace. This is what we need to progress towards, more peace in our towns, in our world, in ourselves. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Mushrooms on Stump

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Herb Robert is Still Blooming

Geranium robertianum In traditional herbalism, Herb Robert is a remedy for toothache and nosebleed and  in healing of wounds. The name refers to abbot and herbalist Robert of Molesme. Freshly picked leaves have an odor resembling burning tires when crushed, … Continue reading

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Head Stand

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Hearts in Nature

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Primrose – a cheery surprise in the Fall garden

For medicinal purposes the whole plant is used. Flowers and leaves are gathered in the beginning of the blossom time. A decoction of the flowers are used as tea against dizziness, sleeplessness, headaches, and neurasthenia paralysis, physical stress, to strengthen … Continue reading

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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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Puddle

Fragments of thought splash the shattered cortex of my cerebellum, do not alight can not enter, only bounce about until settling somewhere inside my brain, lost forever in folds of intelligence, unable to decipher something so simple as a  puddle. … Continue reading

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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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