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Yearly Archives: 2012

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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Pillar Box

I learned something today and I learned it from a bottle of wine. At dinner this evening my husband opened a lovely bottle of Shiraz, 2008 Pillar Box Reserve. On the label it stated in part, “In an age of instant gratification, the pillar box is a stoic reminder of the virtues of patience.  The […]

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Jammin’ in the Summer

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. Thank you for doing the right thing. I bet you thought I was talking about music, didn’t you? Well, I was […]

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Sounds (from spring)

{I wrote this in the spring and never posted it. I’m feeling like reviving an old draft while I mull over a brand new post. What! Yes, I plan to actually post something on this ol’ blog of mine.} I realize we live in a world that is abuzz with sounds, mostly sounds from techy […]

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