The morning sun streams in, casting strong shadows across the room. A small vase of tete-a-tete daffodils, grape hyacinths, and delicate hellebores, picked yesterday, smiles at me from the coffee table. In the garden creamy primroses nestle in their leaf nests. I am filled with contentment.
Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Friday, March 24, 2023
Friday Favourites: Welcome Spring!
The raspberry canes are leafing out. Such delicate colouring and fine shapes that glow in the evening sunlight.
In another avoidance technique I read Charles' Todd's A Forgotten Place, featuring Bess Crawford. Reading is a stress-buster for me, as even 30 minutes with a book calms me as I lose myself in the story.
There's a party this weekend, and my parents' visit to look forward to. Anything particular happening in your world in the next couple of days?
Friday, March 17, 2023
Five on Friday - Rituals and Routines
Friday, March 10, 2023
I laughed at these dabbling ducks. They spent far more time with their tails in the air than their heads. They bobbed up for air, then down they went, tails wriggling as they found good things to eat in the shallow water of the bog.
And one more delight - the song Blessings, by Hollow Coves. A good reminder to "hold onto the ones we love". Wishing you all a lovely weekend.
Sunday, March 05, 2023
Finishing a Long-Term Project
Basking in June
When company comes from landlocked Alberta, we enjoy taking our guests to walk on the beach. The evening air is soft and still. Long cloud...
A quick post this early morning before leaving for Dawson City. We’ve been in Whitehorse for three days and have seen flowers, a fox, and...
I was given a beautiful vaseful of flowers at Tim's retirement party a couple of weeks ago. The flowers lasted and lasted, and this we...
I planted a row of sweet peas along the back fence, where we took out the cedar hedge. Tendrils cling to the mesh fence and reach for the ...