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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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Day Trippin’

In the last post I closed by saying how I was looking forward to meeting up with two fellow Flickr-ites who were taking the ferry across and we were going to do a photography field trip. It was great meeting these ladies for the first time and we fit in from the moment we met […]

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Not Any Ordinary Muffin, that’s for sure

Looks like an ordinary homemade muffin doesn’t it? It’s not. Would you believe these are Bacon, Leek, & (white) Cheddar muffins? Oh yes, and this is the second time within a week that I’ve made them. They are so darn delicious and perfect for a quick breakfast or to have with a more robust breakfast. […]

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to make an end is to make a beginning

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.” ~T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding I didn’t want the New Year to begin without a positive and shining greeting to you for the new year — thank you to all […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like …

We got an inside and outside tree up the other day — funny how that has sparked my Christmas spirit. Yes, you read that correctly — we bought two real fir trees: one for inside and one to put on our deck. The one outside on our deck is the main outdoor lights we have […]

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