Tag Archives: summer

I Wish You Could Smell This

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Wild Rose

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Rhododendron Bloom

Happy ‘Birthday to my sister today. Hope you have a wonderful day.

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Red Currant Bushes are Loaded

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Invincible Summer

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

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Summertime Sights

Like colourful prayer flagstowels dry on the linein the summer time.

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Apricots

We’re going to have lots of apricots this year. The little tree growing up agains the house is loaded. They are about the size of grapes now but there are lots of them. Mmm canned apricots for winter desserts, or … Continue reading

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All The Irises Are In Bloom

Beautiful Blue bouquet out on our front lawn.

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First Wild Rose of Summer

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Pileated Woodpecker

Woodpecker ‘Pileated’ dryocopus pileatus An uncommon year-round resident, requires large breeding territory. One of the biggest, most striking forest birds on the continent. It’s nearly the size of a crow.  A pair stays together on its territory all year round. … Continue reading

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More Summer Blues

Yes, Lizanne, there are blue flowers! Lots of them.

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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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What Ducks Do On Hot Days

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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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