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Fence Art

Middle Daughter and Son-in-law built this work of art and hung it on the stick fence at the driveway. Another smile around the yard.

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One Pea

One shrivelled, dried out pea patted into dark rich soil wakes, sprouts, grows to one strong vine holding lots of pea pods and each pod wraps around numerous peas. A lovely example of abundance – sow a seed, reap a … Continue reading

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Thoughts While Picking Raspberries

Thoughts while picking raspberries. I picked about a cup full of nice big juicy berries right at arm level. Then noticed there were lots hiding down about knee height under branches that were bending with the weight of the fruit.  … Continue reading

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Friendship Cherries

A friend of a friend wanted someone to come and pick their cherries before the bear got to them. So we did.  Ate our fill and canned the rest.  They will sure taste good on a cold winter night.

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Creeping Jenny

Creeping Jenny (Moneywort) Lysimachia nummularia. Heritage creeping perennial. Hardy ground cover. Nearly evergreen. Easily divided. 6-12” high. Spreads rapidly by runners, forming a ruffled mat 1” deep.  Found it growing in the ditch along our road.  Someone must have dumped … Continue reading

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Evidence

Ah ha. Out in the woods, on a mossy bench, empty walnut shells, from our tree. We wondered where all our walnuts ended up, main suspect, squirrels. Evidence. Substantial. We’ll have our eyes on those squirrels this Fall. (Guess who’s … Continue reading

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Patterns of Life

I want to reflect Beauty Wonder Nature God so clearly that my imperfections only become part of the pattern. ©2010 Sharron R. McMillan

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This We Know

This we know. The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected, like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth, befalls the sons … Continue reading

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Smiles Around My Yard

Middle daughter and son-in-law created these cute glass daisies on stakes and planted them in a block of moss.  They make me smile every time I walk past them.  Creativity is a gift I am surrounded with.

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Sunday Date

A photographer’s idea of the perfect date is visiting the cemetery on a sunny Sunday afternoon to take photos of headstones. People working on their family tree or trying to find family information such as death and birth dates can … Continue reading

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Dreams

Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you. ~Marsha Norman

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Foxglove

Foxglove (Witch’s Thimble) Digitalis purpurea Figwort family. Biennial wild herb to 6’ high. Natural. Grow all over our yard. Stems: stout, Leaves: soft and hairy Flowers: in long inflorescences, tubular, purple to white, with purple spots inside the throat, drooping … Continue reading

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Only When

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance. … Continue reading

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Unless the Seed Falls Into the Ground

We learn one lesson from the seed that diamonds have never taught us. For seeds, unlike diamonds, are for spending, for throwing away, almost. For unless the seed falls into the ground, lying buried in the darkness of the earth … Continue reading

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Let Light Descend On Earth

From the point of light within the mind of God Let light stream forth into the minds of men. Let light descend on earth. . . From the centre which we call the race of men Let the plan of … Continue reading

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