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The world is gestating in darkness and the regeneration of new life is evident

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The first to hear the call of the heart every year, blessed little beauties.

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We’re all on a journey, sometimes of our own making. Here’s the beginning of mine today. Bright change and possibility are right around that corner.

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Before the neighborhood is filled with the sounds of reving snowblower engines, the cardinals are singing, the juncos wear their tuxedos to dine at the feeders and the dogs leap into the snow with more elation that you can imagine. This is a perfect morning.

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Celebrate

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Snow is lovely. Silent and soft and I so wish we had gotten more of it overnight. It’s still snowing so maybe we will!

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img_4665Waking in the morning to a soft white world, I hear the plow blade scrape its way down my country road. Proverbial, not unexpected, and joyously received, the first blizzard of the season captures my heart. May there be many more!

First Snow

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Upon the Christmas hubbub, the first snow of the season brought calm and peace as I expected. Sitting down to read and let go of the need to accomplish, I gathered myself back to my center….to breathe. The dogs played, the cat slept, and I wrote.

Snowy Days

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It’s snowing again here in New Hampshire, and unlike many, I am in love with it. Sometimes I feel like I need a winter support group. I love the quiet snowfalling time, watching the bird activity at the feeders during a storm, reading in my chair by the window watching the world become beautifully white.

I have many creative projects that benefit from this bonus time during a blizzard.

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Working on my vision book

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Sorting my colored pencils by color

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Working on a skirt for one of the girls

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And a dog for one of the boys.

I finished one of the socks, a very light and airy pair this time.

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Finishing up the Christmas scrapbook-working on 2011, two more to go!

 

 

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And just for good measure, I’m sharing a beautiful sunrise photo and the Waterlogue version, as well as a sunset here on Sunset St.

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Man, I love where I live!

it’s time to block the blue sweater I made for myself, and get some done on the quilt for the little guy. I need some primo knitting and quilting time!

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It’s winter in this photo, but it’s so beautiful and I can’t wait to take my own photo

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