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Yearly Archives: 2012

Excited over art

“Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” ~Edgar Degas Some things can be so exciting. {dogs at play :: sometimes blurry is okay} I’m having a busy week but got so excited about something I discovered recently that I was compelled to do a quick post simply to share this […]

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Busy days … and who mails letters?

I love receiving real mail — letters, notes, or postcards. Who doesn’t? I also make an honest effort to send real mail to friends and family. We’ve just said goodbye to company who have been with us this past week. It was great having my husband’s brother, sister-in-law, and their son (our nephew) come to […]

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Autumn Leaves and Guests are a comin’

I would love your input on something … read on please. Had a really enjoyable weekend but my focus now is the week ahead. Preparing for company arriving tomorrow. Roasted some tomatoes & garlic and turned it into soup today (wow, was that easy and delicious). Got a batch of potato salad made for when […]

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this day

“Nothing is worth more than this day.” ~Goethe “One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats.” ~ Iris Murdoch “And the day came when the risk it took ro remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” – Anais Nin My wish for you […]

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Thoreau had it right

“The man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.” ~ Henry David Thoreau (With thanks to Christine, whom I recently discovered, for her inspirational posts — I also found this quote at her site.) … the Autumn light … … the amazing world of Mother Nature … … all things naturally beautiful … … simple morning coffee […]

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from this earth

All photographs on this site are the exclusive Copyright © Diane M. Schuller. All Rights Reserved. Permission directly from Diane is required should you wish to copy or use a photo for any purpose. I’m a reasonable person and we can work something out. Thank you for doing the right thing. “I know I am […]

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