Being Still; Looking Closely

Being Still; Looking Closely

The other day we went for a drive in the country and Gerry cut a few branches and flowers from various weeds and shrubs by the side of the road. I wanted them for a couple of photography prompts I’m working on for the Be Still | One Year Wiser class I’m taking with the […]

Lilac Time

Lilac Time

I’ve had the best time this week with lilacs. So beautiful, so fragrant, and fraught with memories of people and places that exist only in my memories . . .they’re my absolute favourite flower. It won’t be long before this season’s blossoms are simply memories too. I’m considering getting a few prints–and maybe some cards–made with some […]

Tulip Time

Tulip Time

So much beauty unfolding in the spring and it’s a delight to slow down enough to watch it happen. These beautiful dark coloured tulips are blooming in my yard now. I love how they look with back lighting.  . . . and in a pretty pot. They’re equally pretty with side lighting! Adding a few […]

Bread

Daily Bread

I remember coming home from school on days when Mom baked bread. Oh my, how good the house smelled! I can’t think of anything that tastes as good as a slice of fresh bread slathered with butter. When Mom baked bread it was an all-day effort. I know, because I began baking bread with her […]

Salad Days

Salad Days

When we ventured down to the community garden plot for the first time this year I was delighted to see that the kale and Swiss chard had overwintered. They’ve grown considerably due to the unseasonably warm temperatures we’ve been enjoying and yesterday I harvested the first of the kale. We haven’t enjoyed any fresh greens […]

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