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Currently

“Have you ever seen a flower down Sometimes angels skip around And in their blissful state of glee Bump into a daisy or sweet pea.” –Terri Guillemets — excited:  planning to get a puppy; life is far too empty without an Aussie with which to share our lives. — joyful:  making music and enjoying my Wednesday […]

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Good glorious Morning

Good glorious morning to you. So, picking up from last week’s post, now we’ve left Rome and we’re getting acquainted with the cruise ship. It’s beginning to feel like a daunting task selecting and sharing “just the right” photos from our trip. I took so many and there are few duplicates so each has some […]

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Like Pearls Slipping off a String

“After all,” Anne had said to Marilla once, “I believe the nicest and sweetest days are not those on which anything very splendid or wonderful or exciting happens but just those that bring simple little pleasures, following one another softly, like pearls slipping off a string.” — L.M. Montgomery in Anne of Avonlea. “I live […]

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currently, in my garden

“Have you ever seen a flower down Sometimes angels skip around And in their blissful state of glee Bump into a daisy or sweet pea.” –Terri Guillemets “A flower’s appeal is in its contradictions — so delicate in form yet strong in fragrance, so small in size yet big in beauty, so short in life […]

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a girl named Amaryllis

This perky amaryllis is currently blooming in the window at the front of our little cottage by the sea. It’s the first amaryllis I’ve actually been able to get to re-bloom for me! Did you know that Amaryllis means sparkling in Greek? Referring to its large star shape, Hippeastrum, or horse star, is the scientific name […]

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