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wishing you …

As this year fades to an end allowing the New to bloom and blossom, I thank each and every one of you for your visits here, my online living room. Most of all I’ve appreciated when you take time to leave me a note and times when you’ve touched my heart by sharing some intimate or […]

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spices from a million flowers

Stargazer lilies perfume the evening breeze. The soft mutterings of geese can be heard as they float along the beach below. The light is golden against the trees, pink against the horizon, and stretching shadows into thin comedies. Since welcoming Heidi to our home, life has become busier than that of a backyard bee, with […]

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everyone has a story

Sitting blankly, pondering what to write in this postcard. Nothing worthwhile comes at first. Like a plant remaining dormant until the warm water and fertilizer make their way through all the capillaries and begin to settle in each cell, the bud of a thought begins to form. I shall share part of my story in […]

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from time to time

In loving memory of our 3 beloved ‘kids’, Pearl, Maggie, and Austin. Miss you like crazy. BLISS by May Sarton Bliss  In the middle of the night, My bedroom washed in moonlight And outside The faint hush-hushing Of an ebbing tide, I see Venus Close to The waning moon. I hear the bubbling hoot Of a […]

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A letter from Jack

It was SO windy yesterday! And yes, the water really was that blue — taken during the last of the bright afternoon sunshine In the midst of two extremely full, busy days but thought I’d check in quickly. I’ve signed up for a Watercolour Sketchbook class and it begins today. Oh man, am I ever […]

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