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Monthly Archives: August 2012

the light gets in

I was busy making Blueberry Marmalade. Yes, I know, I’m still making jams and such. I want to have plenty on hand so that I have a nice variety to offer guests when I have them over for coffee. I also plan to gift some to my friends at Christmas. I felt I have inundated […]

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Simply … sun-warmed

Today was one of those really fine days. I fussed, I cooked, I cleaned, I picked fresh flowers, then I showered to get ready for company. They arrived, we hugged, chatter was animated, we ate yummy things, drank the iced tea I brewed this morning, and then (because jets don’t wait for those who linger) […]

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Dream it; Believe it

I may be getting on in age but I’ve never stopped dreaming. When I was a little girl I used to spend so much time — especially at school — daydreaming. I would dream all kinds of things. But when I was daydreaming it wasn’t to escape reality or to have wishes that I knew […]

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In the Garden

These days I tend not to take many photographs of flowers. I suppose it’s because flowers tend to be over-photographed so I simply enjoy the bounty in real life. Despite that, this delightful daylily was calling out to be photographed. Isn’t she the brash one! I don’t know her name but I took her photograph […]

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