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Reborn

Death is not final all is reborn, Transfigured, delivered – a brand new form. ©Sharron R. McMillan Advertisements

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Why

He who has a why to live can bear almost any how. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

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Daughters As Neighbours

Takes time to reshape from mother to neighbour, from daughter to neighbour. Each aware of the need for fences and gates that define a healthy, happy neighbourhood. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Porthole

What I allow into my head finds its way to my heart, which is a porthole to my soul. ~Craig D. Lounsbrough

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Siberian Miner’s Lettuce

(Candy Flower) Montia sibirica Natural. Low growing herb to 12” high. Wild edge of shady forest plant. Flowers on long thin stem, five notched petals, star-shaped, with thin red lines. Blooms March to June. Leaves long petiol basal leaves forming … Continue reading

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Imperfection

I cling to my imperfection, as the very essence of my being. ~Anatole France

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Friendship

Friendship must be kept in a constant state of repair. ~ Dr. S. Johnson

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Opportunity

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. ~Albert Einstein

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Nosebleed

Life blood flows out mouth, nose into soaked red rags, bleeding my future, clotting my past, scaring me into solitude. Who wants to be around bleeding hearts, sad mouth breathers who can not help themselves. It’s stopped. Throw out the … Continue reading

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Suck It Up Buttercup

Ranunculus – an invasive species but I rather like the cheery yellow flower that seems to survive no matter how much it is hated.

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Solitude

Solitude removes bitterness and resentment.

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Dear Rachel

We still have flies, mosquitoes and ants, invasive species of unwanted plants, though chemicals fail to eradicate we’re closer to your predicted fate. Fifty years after you wrote of your fear DDT’s gone but Monsanto’s still here. Now we have … Continue reading

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Why Trade

You trade your trees for a view, green for just a bit more blue, muffled forest for city clatter, quiet walks for telephone chatter. You’d rather have a black-top street than wild flowers at your feet, a perfect  world without … Continue reading

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Friendship Is a Well Built Nest

The bird a nest, the spider a web, Man friendship. ~William Blake

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Know Thyself

Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. ~Cervantes

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