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Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with — a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began… Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the… Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

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In my garden, June 2017

​​​ ​​ ​​Bunny disarmed by Robin Hairy Woodpeckers ​ Mmmmmmm……Organic Strawberries from the vine! More Daylillies Echinacea (Purple Headed Coneflower) What’s growing in your garden?

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Crepuscular Hunter

Image Credit: Anjo Beckers Photography Crepuscular Hunter Ensnaring victims in honeydew words, he’s been spotted again with another woman. Softly sweeping her locks from her face, he smiled as he lowered his mouth to hers. Tongue parting her lips, his fingers caressed the nape of her neck as they searched each others mouths longingly. Fatal… Continue reading Crepuscular Hunter

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In response to Frank Jansen, of Dutch Goes the Photo, my thoughts on his beautiful imagery entitled ‘Sense of Loss’, for The Daily Post prompt: ‘Someday’. I saw this as less of loss than I did of gaining freedom. The Legend of the Butterfly The life cycle of the butterfly is well documented. Butterflies begin… Continue reading Someday…Freedom

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Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow!


Tuesday Photo Challenge: New Year’s Eve 2016

Welcome to Episode 37 of the Tuesday Photo Challenge with our host, Frank! What are my New Year’s Eve Plans? Board Games like last year! We’ll be home playing board games, in jammies, with perhaps some adult beverages for the adults — and sparkling cider for our children 😉 Snacks, noise makers, and fun for all!… Continue reading Tuesday Photo Challenge: New Year’s Eve 2016

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Christmas 2016: Fun with Friends

I have taken some much needed time to reconnect with friends, family, and self. I’ve missed blogging sorely and have begun a dozen or more posts, but I’ve not found time to finish them. In the past weeks I’ve been able to have coffee with friends, paint ornaments with another family, had boys invade my… Continue reading Christmas 2016: Fun with Friends