Leftovers

The first time I really noticed leftovers, was when a good friend of mine, Sandi, introduced me to the crafts world. I was amazed to find out that one could snip all the flowers off of a steam of plastic and utilize them for something else entirely! It opened a brand...

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Summer

What a lovely summer! Real sunshine. Real heat. Real thunder storms. Outdoor activities. Swimming. Swatting flies. Entertaining. [Cooking for others is one of my favourite things!] Eating out on the deck. Watering plants and watching them respond. All part of my newly...

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Happiness is time spent in Nature

The magic of Mother Earth is truly restorative. Fresh air is medicine for the body. Viewing animals in their own habitats feeds the soul. Discovering new-to-you plant life tingles the spirit. Taking in a vista of mountains is humbling. Together, they are almost more happiness than I can take in one outing.

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Curly Grass

“It’s the little things.”
So, let’s assume I’m right, and I did bring a ‘little things’ appreciation allotment from the other side. Where did the learned piece come from?

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Friends

There is much to say on this topic, and I believe I will revisit on numerous occasions, but for this beginning, I will attempt to describe the present. At this moment I am blessed with a visit from a long-term friend whose current home is on the west coast. The timing...

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Where should I be?

Where should I be? There is a sense of place. We are taught when we’re young to “know our place.” We find a quiet place to sit or play. We don’t interrupt. We may have a ton of questions but they will go unanswered because they will go unasked. Or at least they did...

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