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Art Is Life

Art is Life or Our Life is our Art. My thinking gets into a negative loop that plays over and over when I am depressed. Writing a poem, drawing a picture, going for a walk seems somehow to change the … Continue reading

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Winter In The Garden 3

Leeks are still green and growing.  We’re still picking carrots from underneath the mulch in a separate bed.  Nothing quite like a fresh carrot on a cold frosty day.

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Winter In The Garden 2

We could still be eating fresh chard these days if I’d remember to go out and pick it.  Even after light frost it persists.  And so do the weeds.  Dreaming of gardens and spring. . .

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Junco At The Feeder

His nibs keeps the feeders filled and we are surrounded with happy birds all day long. Junco ‘Oregon’ Junco hyemalis oreganus Ground-feeding sparrows. Common year-round resident in BC Canada. In winter they fold their feet under their bodies and fluff … Continue reading

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Brrrrr

A frosty Monday here.  We had torrential rain in the night and at one point it sounded like hail.  Now the ground is white with frost and hail/snow.  And it’s cold! But we’re cozy snuggled in by the wood stove … Continue reading

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Where Moss Grows

I’m part wood nymph.  I require mountains and warm, dense patches of moss to thrive. ~Vera Farmiga

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And Still It Rains

Rain barrels overflow, streams, rivers, lakes flow down the driveway and still it rains. Could we contain even half this water now our summer would never be too dry. ©Sharron R. McMillan

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Don’t Put it All Back in the Attic

Generosity that moves us to give more than we take, happy greetings to those we never noticed before, desire to be with those we love even though they are annoying Don’t put it all away with the baubles and ornaments. … Continue reading

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Eagle Viewing at Harrison-Chehalis Flats

The Bald Eagle Halia ‘eetus leucocephalus B.C’s largest raptor. They have a wing span around 6 to 7 feet, can weigh between 5.5 to 13 pounds. They have acute vision, six to seven times better than a human’s. Their main … Continue reading

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Old and Gnarly

Some days this is how I feel too.

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Forty-one Years Married

Might as well go for Gold . . .

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Rainy December Day

Going to sit by the fire and crochet.

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Making Space For Ourselves

Sometimes it is necessary to pull away from those who love us, those we love in order to find out what we think, what we feel, who we are without their expectations pulling us in different directions. Sometimes we need … Continue reading

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Too Late

 

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Enthusiasm

There is real magic in enthusiasm. It spells the difference between mediocrity and accomplishment. ~Norman Vincent Peale

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