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Puddles

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Mini Mushrooms

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Winter Wardrobes

Winter is on it’s way. . . Evergreens wait patiently for cold weather, their trendy green tips accenting darker winter wardrobes. Maples, finding nothing new to wear, choose to spend winter naked rather than wear the same thing two years … Continue reading

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Mycelium Quartet

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Warmth of Kindness

I place another dry fir log onto hot coals in the wood stove, I am warmed and filled with thankfulness for a tree once dead and seemingly useless that fell one windy night across our power lines. Hydro was there … Continue reading

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December

When winter winds are piercing chill, And through the hawthorn blows the gale, With solemn feet I tread the hill, That overbrows the lonely vale. ~Excerpt from Woods In Winter by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – 1807-1882

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Council Meeting

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Message From A Tree

This is the semaphore sign for the letter H or the number 8. Is he saying Hello, Help or warning us, 8 years left before these ferns disappear?

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Mushroom Weather

Mushrooms are popping up everywhere throughout the woods.    

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Shhhhh

One who is noisy in the wood, scares away mushrooms. ~Russian proverb

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Homemade Cedar Doors

Finished and hung. From the inside looking outAnd from the outside looking in.  Trim and hardware still to do but we love our homemade doors.

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Ultimate Recycling

Fallen cedar tree reborn into beautiful cedar posts that will hold our new French Doors.

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Mushroom Wisdom

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiralling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott

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Recycling

Fungi are the grand recyclers of the planet and the vanguard species in habitat restoration. ~Paul Stamets 

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Fall Back

Fall back to golden chilly days to crackling fire and morning haze, woollen socks to warm our toes, curled up in our mohair throws. Back to winter’s basic norm, splitting wood and keeping warm. ©2019 Sharron R. McMillan

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