Tag Archives: nature

Virginia Creeper

Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia Deciduous, fast growing woody vine with dark green palmate foliage which turns bright orange-red in the fall. It climbs smooth surfaces using small forked tendrils tipped with small strongly adhesive pads. Stems grow up to 50’ … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Never Ending Roses

I thought the rose garden was over for this year, Lo and behold, they are all blooming again. What a beautiful oasis of beauty in the centre of the yard. And the scent is heavenly.

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Fall’s Paintbox

I love the colours in Fall’s Paintbox. Reds that you only see this time of year, Greens that blend and blaze between blue sky and forest darkness. It’s not my favourite time of year but I can’t help admiring the … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

My Gift To Myself

I will give myself the gift of forgiveness. ~ Harriet Hodgson

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

It Is The Season Of Spiders

“Narcissists, however, are similar to a spider that has built a web for its prey to bring itself.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo, Treatise Upon The Misconceptions of Narcissism

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Look Deeply At A Tree

We never look deeply into the quality of a tree; we never really touch it, feel its solidity, its rough bark, and hear the sound that is part of the tree. Not the sound of wind through the leaves, not … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Cost Of Living

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Forward Thinking

Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right. ~Angie Thomas

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Life In The Cemetery 2

 

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Life In The Cemetery

A beautiful, quiet place to contemplate the meaning of life. Words, symbols, plants, flowers, birds all add meaning to the place where ones body ends up, and where life no longer has any meaning at all except to those who … Continue reading

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Uncertainty

It is an act of courage to acknowledge our own uncertainty and sit with it for awhile. ~ Harriet Lerner

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Portulaca

Portulaca grandiflora is a succulent flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including rose moss, eleven o’clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose, rock rose, and moss-rose purslane. ~Wikipedia

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Happy September

‘Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone. –   Thomas Moore, The Last Rose of Summer, 1830

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Lonely Slug

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Boris

Posted in Living Simply, Simplicity | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments