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Thirteen more ducklings born this weekend

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I’m Going Back to Cookbooks

I’m going back to good old cook books. I know the internet is full of information, easy to access and instant but every site is covered over with things to sign up for, things popping up about everything from suggestions … Continue reading

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Focus

At times we see life through wide-angled lens, complete and beautiful. But focus changes. Pain, disappointment, fear filter our perspective and the world never looks the same again. Rose coloured filters may help for awhile but more often we just … Continue reading

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Hermit Moments

Hermit Moments with yourself, by yourself, accepting yourself, loving yourself, learning all the wisdom of the world. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Woodshed Half Full

Hisnibs and I got the mountain of firewood stacked in the woodshed.  That’s almost half the firewood we need for the winter.  More splitting and stacking to do yet to ensure cozy days by the fire this winter.

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Poet Pen

I fain would write a timely poem Of politics and polls Of oil spills and postal strikes Of taxes, wars and goals. But lo, ‘twas not my diascope This timely news to share, For ‘tis delivered daily At my step … Continue reading

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Firewood Still Out In The Woods

More firewood still out in the woods waiting to be split and brought to the woodshed.

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Gathering Winter Firewood

It takes Hisnibs and helper about ten days of the summer to cut, split and stack firewood to keep our two houses warm all winter.  A good start on it here. There are 60 pieces of firewood per bucket load … Continue reading

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Message From An Eagle

The eagle does not escape the storm. The eagle simply uses the storm to lift it higher. It spreads its mighty wings and rises on the winds that bring the storm.      Jack White

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Choose Your Attitude

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread… They offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: to … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers, That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. ~Emily Dickinson

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Grape Leaves

Hope is a waking dream. ~Aristotle

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Can’t Sit Still In The Woods

Hummingbirds hover over spider webs, borrowing nest material from over-active spinners; mother robin trolls the lawn for worms and bugs for her babies; helpless raven young scream for food as tired parents deliver incessantly; bumblebees hum their nectar songs over … Continue reading

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Fragmented

Fragmented. That’s a good word. That’s how I feel. Fragmented. All the parts of me won’t fit together to make a whole me. In fact all the parts of me seem to be fighting each other. My mind is going … Continue reading

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Victim or Victor

A victim continues to look at what they lost, a victor looks at what was kept.

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