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Southeaster

Southeaster wind howls through the woods twisting branches till they fall, cracks and thunks, we hold our breath a tree falls over, roots and all. We never get used to winter storm’s rage as we huddle indoors once more fear … Continue reading

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Signs of the Times

 A time is coming when men will go mad, and when they see someone who is not mad, they will attack him saying, ‘You are mad, you are not like us. ~Abba Anthony

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Happy 50th Anniversary to a Very Special Couple

You two show that with a sense of humour and love of adventure happily ever after does come true. Wishing you unending love.

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Oranges in January

I don’t know if the cold kitchen has shocked it into producing but our little orange tree has flowers and oranges on it at the same time.  Smells lovely and reminds me spring will come again.

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Grandma Tree

Poor Grandma tree, the weight of snow and howling winds were too much to bear. The second limb this winter has fallen to the ground. What remains still stands tall and straight after more than 800 years of standing sentry … Continue reading

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More Snow

Towhees, Juncos, Stellar’s Jays and hummingbirds are thankful for food we put out for them. I feel like opening the windows to let them all in, but Mocha would not be quite as welcoming. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan    

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Snow Is Coming

Forecast is for snow. We’re ready: – a new jigsaw puzzle started on the table – pantry full of food – woodshed stacked with firewood – and new balls of yarn Let it snow. . . ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Some Don’t Mind

Hummingbirds are still coming to the feeder And a daisy is in bloom in the window box. It may be the middle of winter but some plants and critters don’t seem to mind. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Happy New Year

2020 May it be a year of clear vision and kind perspective and may all the dark spots just be passing floaters. Wishing you and yours a very blessed and happy New Year. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Changing Your Mind

Contemplative practice, done over time, actually rewires our brains so that we can detach from our addictive patterns of thinking and feeling and our unworkable programs for happiness. Now many neuro scientists affirm such very real change and call it … Continue reading

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The Difference

The city has a face, the country a soul. ~ Jacques De Lacretelle

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Survivors

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Transformation

Transformation has little to do with intelligence, willpower, or perfection. It has everything to do with honest humility, willingness, and surrender. ~Richard Rohr

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Light In Darkness

She, In the dark, Found light Brighter than many ever see. She, Within herself, Found loveliness, Through the soul’s own mastery. And now the world receives From her dower: The message of the strength Of inner power. ~Langston Hughes  “Helen … Continue reading

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Mini Mushrooms

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