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After The Rain

Garden is grinning from apples to tomatoes, smokey skies have changed to blue. One night of rain has polished the forest and pasted smiles on the gardeners too. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Watching Ants

Like mushrooms on the forest floor, houses appear overnight where once deer and birds shared solitude with trees. Like ants single-minded march to unknown destinations we lug all we own from home to home telling ourselves this will be the … Continue reading

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Tundra the Wolf

An unforgettable afternoon with Tundra.  Interpretative Walk observing her demonstrating the many ecological services wolves provide.  Tundra is 95% wolf. Canis lupus.  She is cared for by Gary Allan who operates the SWELL Wolf Education Centre located just south of … Continue reading

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Alden Nowlan – Great Canadian Poet

I’ve spent days on the couch with Alden Nowlan, took him to bed, soaked in the tub together and still, I wonder, where is his greatness. Is it in his prolific scribbling or in his disciplined mailing out to any … Continue reading

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There Be Giants

in our woods. . .

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And the spotlight shines on . . .

  I love how the sun finds one tree or leaf to shine on, as though training a high intensity spotlight just on it for a few moments of glory, amidst trees and ferns in its shadow. Spotlight fades and … Continue reading

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Another Morning in Paradise

My view changes from dark silhouettes against grey background to back-lit 3-D forest sun highlighting golden points on mossy trunks. Another morning in paradise. ©2017 Sharron R. McMillan  

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Blue Sky Shining On Me

Another beautiful day in paradise.

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Shadow

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. ~Æsop

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Illusive Western Tanager

Makes me want to sing, “Yellow bird. . .

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Poor Memory

It’s a poor sort of memory that only works backwards. ~Lewis Carroll

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