Tag Archives: Life
Art is Life or Our Life is our Art. My thinking gets into a negative loop that plays over and over when I am depressed. Writing a poem, drawing a picture, going for a walk seems somehow to change the … Continue reading
Leeks are still green and growing. We’re still picking carrots from underneath the mulch in a separate bed. Nothing quite like a fresh carrot on a cold frosty day.
We could still be eating fresh chard these days if I’d remember to go out and pick it. Even after light frost it persists. And so do the weeds. Dreaming of gardens and spring. . .
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
Sing in the shower at the top of your lungs, you’ll feel great all day. Smile at others and you’ll get smiles right back. Breathe cool, green forest scents and you’ll be light-headed with happiness for hours. Stare at sea … Continue reading
New fennel shoots are poking up wondering if winter is over yet. Not yet. . .
January – cold, dark mornings, misty afternoons, rain, rain and more rain. But there you are blooming, noticed only by those with heads hung down like mine. Blue beauty, a lovely gift to my drippy day. Bless you primrose. ©Sharron … Continue reading
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
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
☂”And there’s no where to go but up.” Mary Poppins Elder daughter, middle daughter and I went to see ‘Mary Poppins Returns’ last night. Loved it! Go see it if you can. Imagine. . .
A frosty Monday here. We had torrential rain in the night and at one point it sounded like hail. Now the ground is white with frost and hail/snow. And it’s cold! But we’re cozy snuggled in by the wood stove … Continue reading
Frost doesn’t seem to have discouraged the mushrooms around the yard.
I’m part wood nymph. I require mountains and warm, dense patches of moss to thrive. ~Vera Farmiga
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