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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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Lately …

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. ~Jean Giraudoux (Tribute to Pearl: scroll a short way down to the last paragraph.) Lately … Watched an on-demand movie the other night, The Hundred Foot Journey. As a comic drama it was a bit light-hearted yet with […]

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Neighbourly

neighbourly: adjective. characteristic of a good neighbor, especially helpful, friendly, or kind. See what my dear neighbour is again sharing with us. Last year you saw the baskets full of lettuce, raspberries, and other garden delights. This year we are again the fortunate recipients of strawberries, lettuce of all kinds (eating lots of Chinese lettuce […]

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