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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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The Treasured Book of Words

This morning, I discovered a scrapbook containing snippets of poetry, phrases, and words.  My Grandmother, Alice’s little bespoke Book of Words. Wise words, words to ponder, words to inspire. Words that caught her eye.  I’m assuming that these words spoke to her.  From the poems depicting gardens of pansies, injured birds, rolling kittens, little boys, […]

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