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Monthly Archives: March 2009

Storm has Brewed and is Percolating

I’m back from my relaxing and regenerative trip to the city. It’s storming or perhaps, more correctly, I should say we’re having a winter blizzard today. (The photo, however, is one from an early winter storm but today it is white everywhere with no dead grasses showing in the field. I don’t feel like going […]

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Houston, we have a winner!

This has been such a wonderful week watching for and reading the wonderful responses as to what each person would put in their comfort drawer (or box). Some of you who participated already had a comfort drawer, some have now created one, and one of my buddies, Debi made a very special one for her […]

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Poetry

A wee bit of antique added to a pretty amaryllis … “The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.”  ~Jean Giraudoux I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend full of joy and exploration. Tomorrow is the big day — I’ll be making the draw … if […]

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Take a Risk

Take a risk. Fly out of your comfort zone. “Don’t refuse to go on an occasional wild goose chase — that’s what wild geese are for.” ~Author Unknown {Photo taken April 21, 2008 here in Alberta Canada. Canada Geese, Trumpeter Swans, a variety of ducks, plus Northern Pintails in flight.}   Don’t forget to enter […]

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A Memory

Chookoloonks (Karen Walrond), a fellow Shutter Sister, ages ago began Love Thursday. The idea is to post an image of love and tell a brief story about it, if you like. Most people always post images of hearts. I’m participating today but my image, instead of being one of hearts, is born of the heart. […]

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A Comfort Drawer

The other day while looking at some of the photos at Shutter Sisters I came across a lovely image and was immediately smitten when I read the description explaining the image. It was a comfort drawer. Apparently it’s actually an idea from the book Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy in which the […]

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