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Gratitude

Gratitude. Years ago a thoughtful neighbour brought me a clump of peony roots, dug from her colourful garden, divided for another.  On a walk, I pause to admire the show of beauty blooming so splendidly in her garden.  My eyes covet the peonies, the genus Paeonia, buds wrapped tight, stalks gently holding the shy, unfurling […]

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compassion, DP Wordpress Challenge, forgiveness, friendship, heart, humanity, life lesson, love, positivity, reading, short story, wordpress challenge, writing

WordPress Daily Post~ I Was Here

Daily Prompt~ I Was Here The opportunity to gift a letter to the future inhabitants of a newly discovered planet. http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/26/prompt-here/#like-62812 To You, “But eyes are blind. You have to look with the heart.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry As you stand on the surface of this newfound world, I ask you to pause and consider my […]

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Imperfect Beauty

Imperfect Beauty It is important, this deep and personal need to create simple, beautiful spaces. Whether it is, cuttings gathered from nature, vignettes, gathered bits and pieces, sparkle and shine, or a simple lit candle shining brightly in the dark.  Our spaces comfort through their serenity, simplicity, and simple beauty. A book close at hand, a […]

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Word Press Challenge- I Remember… The Sister

Word Press~ DP Challenge My Earliest Memory~ The Sister My earliest memory is of myself as a three-year-old child awaiting the arrival of another, the sister.  Throughout the lead up to the sister’s arrival, there were comings and goings, blurred images.  There were the preparations, piles of snow-white diapers, the rosebud flannelette bedding, soft as […]

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