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Bless The Idealists

Bless those who see beauty in the mundane, who take care of those who need care, who protect those who need their protection, who show up for the task even though they are exhausted. We need more idealists in this … Continue reading

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Don’t Go For A Walk, Go For A Wonder Wander

Don’t Go For A Walk – head down, arms pumping, heart racing, pedometer counting, lungs stretching, mind worrying about yesterday, tomorrow, somewhere else. Stop. Start again. Take your camera. Go For A Wonder Wander – head up, look at the … Continue reading

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Merry Covid Christmas

I wish you a safe, healthy, happy, blessed Christmas there in your bubble. Stay there until the danger has passed when we will all be free at last and all our joys will double.  2020©Sharron R. McMillan

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Christmas Eve Covid Style

We’ll have a covid Christmas Eve alone, spending the day in our own home, hanging the stockings out in the shop, sharing the love that no virus can stop, as we open our gifts in our own living room watching … Continue reading

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I’m All Alone In My Bubble (Covid Edition)

I’m all alone in my bubble, Oh but I really don’t care, mask less I walk through our pathways Because no one else is out there. Sometimes I bump into your bubble And with our masked faces we share, Six … Continue reading

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Preparing to Fly

Empty all you feel guilty about, accept that they are forgiven, let go of what you think you deserve, accept what you’ve been given, clear your heart of what is not true, forget about the why, then you’ll be perfectly … Continue reading

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Worn Out

My hard drive needs defragging, my memory has crashed, the trash is overflowing, and my flash drive is trashed. Now my monitor is fading looks like shut down is complete, wish I could be reconditioned before I’m obsolete. ~2016 Sharron … Continue reading

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The Divided States of America

Red against blue, black against white, truth against lies, left, middle or right. Everyone’s rooting for their favourite fight, Will those warring factions ever unite? Money and power play their winning hand, but a nation divided will not stand. ©2020 … Continue reading

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Gossamer Web

Like delicate lace, So the threads intertwine, Oh, gossamer web Of wond’rous design! Such beauty and grace Wild nature produces… Ughh, look at the spider Suck out that bug’s juices!” ― Bill Watterson, Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat

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Happy October

Content Fire is crackling, Mocha is sitting in a wreath, Hisnibs is playing his guitar, Middle daughter is feeling better, Eldest daughter is bringing salad for dinner, Youngest daughter is happy in her new job. All is well in our … Continue reading

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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

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Words of Wisdom From The Cemetery

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Happy August

It is finally feeling like summer days, sun, heat, lazy haze in hammocks reading books, canning food, cutting roses, drying herbs for gourmet cooks. It is finally feeling like summer. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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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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