and so…

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be gentle with yourself…..

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Ordinary

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Always, after stormy and unsettling times, the peace of everyday life is a balm for the soul. Wrapped in a blanket I watch the day begin anew.

Ever

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

Before the Dawn

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Winter is loosening her grip, as Nature turns the wheel of life. Today, last year’s rose hips are thinking about letting go.

New Faces

The first to lift their faces to the morning sun, they bring joy and peace on a cold late winter morning.

Winter/Spring

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We have had trickster weather this month. It’s still winter, and we’ll be buried in snow again quite soon. In the meantime I enjoy this breath of Spring and harbinger of things to come. She delights me!

Best Day of the Week

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New sock yarn…yum!

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Yellow to go with the blue for this tank top.

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Herbs to plant.

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And books to read.

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And my sweet girl hiding in the sofa.

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It’s been a good day. Nothin’ better than that!

magnolia time

yellow magnolia

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Garden Awakening

I caught some signs of spring today in the garden…..signaling that it’s time to prune the clematis and cut back the grasses.

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Waiting for this to appear

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