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Mocha At Play

Mocha is not a free range cat, we built her a catio when we got her.  Our last cat was taken by a coyote so we’ve been very protective of Mocha but she loves to get out and roam the … Continue reading

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What Ducks Do On Hot Days

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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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First Pea Picking

Peas are ripening every day.  Yesterday I picked this bowlful and got five bags sealed and in the freezer.  Lots more to pick.  Nothing like fresh peas eaten out of the pods. mmmm

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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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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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Kitchen Cabinet In Process

His nibs has started on the kitchenette in the cabin. He built the frame with leftover bits of lumber from other projects and plywood bits leftover from son-in-law’s projects.  The top and side panel are made from  hemlock boards he … Continue reading

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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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