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Survivors

This little apple tree has been our inspiration for years now. Growing on the side of the road, at the edge of the woods, under the telephone wires and on a rock bluff. Every spring we watch for it somehow … Continue reading

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Western Flowering Dogwood

Dogwood (Western Flowering) Cornus nuttallii Wild. Natural. Dogwood Family. Small forest tree. Grows only in the southwest corner of BC.  Grows to 40’ tall. Often shrubby. Branches grow in a wavy fashion. Leaves 2-3” long, simple, in clusters of four … Continue reading

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Sticks and Stones

Middle daughter has been creating her magic all over our entrance.  This little wattle fence made from woven hazel nut pruning marks the edge of the driveway so creatively. Stones from around the property outline and beautify the path to … Continue reading

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Each and Every Day Is A Gift

Unwrap it, admire it, enjoy it. And be thankful at the end of it.

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Take Time To Stand and Stare

If you stand perfectly still and stare long enough at the litter of maple leaves on the ground,  you’ll be surprised to see them moving and then a bird comes into focus and then another and another.  Masters of camouflage, … Continue reading

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Life is Bursting out All Over

Walk around your neighbourhood, find a path or a trail and take a walk through nature, life is all around us in spite of dire news.  Take all the necessary precautions but embrace life, hope for solutions, believe in miracles … Continue reading

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Sun On Cedar

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Another Driveway Vignette

Another beautiful spot by Middle Daughter.

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Fungi Weather

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Drone In The Maple Tree

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As Far As You Can See

Go as far as you can see; when you get there you’ll be able to see farther. ~ Thomas Carlyle

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All Will Be Well

All will be well. Every manner of thing will be well. ~Julian of Norwich

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A Place in the Sun

There’s a place in the sun and there’s room for everyone Going to find me a place in the sun. ~Bryan Wells

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Emerging

Out of intense complexities intense simplicities emerge. ~Winston Churchill

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Licorice Fern in Moss on Maple Tree

Polypodium glycyrrhiza commonly known as licorice fern, many-footed fern, and sweet root, is a  deciduous fern  native to western North America, including Western British Columbia. It thrives in a humid climate, prevailing in areas with cool and moist summers and … Continue reading

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