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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.
The Christmas lights were our nephew’s, he passed away this year. And many of the handmade bits bring memories or a tear. We hang these treasures on our tree, so that we’ll not forget the precious people in our life. … Continue reading
Fallen cedar tree reborn into beautiful cedar posts that will hold our new French Doors.
Bay Laurel (Sweet Bay) Laurus nobilis Aromatic evergreen tree or large shrub. Leaves hold the fragrance of victors and poets. Use to flavour rice puddings, custard sauce and medicine. An ingredient in bouquet garni with parsley and thyme. Antiseptic, analgesic, … Continue reading
Years ago my friend Bonnie pulled up a sucker from a tree in her yard and gave it to me because I was admiring its beautiful colours. We planted it by our pond. Bonnie is gone now but her tree … Continue reading
He looks possessed, grinning at our apples. Hisnibs was possessed throwing sticks at it to get it out of our apple tree.
Only a shell remains you see A shell that never was truly me, And now I’ve left it, now I am free Imagine – imagine, what I shall be! ©Sharron R. McMillan
“Friendship is a sheltering tree.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge.
“Give a Little, Take a Little”
He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls. ~Alfred, … Continue reading
Every tree is leafless except for the tip of this one branch on the walnut tree. Even after a furious windstorm the other night, these leaves are holding on for dear life. A wonderful example of persistence, if you ask … Continue reading
“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but making something out of it after it is found” ~James R. Lowell (1819-1891)