Category Archives: Reflections

First Frost Certainty

This morning’s surprise was a fine lace of frost on the grass and ground covers. First frost is something worth celebrating. You always know when it is the first frost, however, in late winter or early spring, you never know … Continue reading

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Golden October

October is golden under clear, blue skies. Humans have yet to invent a word to adequately describe autumn’s beauty. It will soon be time to pick up the rake and gather in a harvest of a million leaves, to blanket … Continue reading

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Sublime Sunshine; Duck Therapy Anyone?

Every morning I step out of the house and walk the paths through the woods, I realize how fortunate I am to be able to live in this spot, tucked away, surrounded by woodland. And yesterday was sublime, not a … Continue reading

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Something Old, Something New

A broken spatula handle on an old spatula makes me wonder if it isn’t time to let it go. It’s an old one, but of all the spatulas I’ve had over the years, the best, and I haven’t been able … Continue reading

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Smoky Skies – A World on Fire

For the second year in a row, August brings a pink Martian sky with a dull sun clawing its way through the smoke. According to the BC Wildfire Service, there have been over 1,800 forest fires this year. A snapshot … Continue reading

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It’s a Bee Thing

I’ve seen it often enough to know that sleeping on sunflowers is a thing some bees do. Is it something they like? Something they want to do? That’s a mystery. But I suppose, for some solitary bees, once its nest … Continue reading

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Who Is the Fairest of them All?

Who is the fairest of them all? That is an easy answer. It’s Lulu with her lovely green eggs. Most of the hens have decided there are better things to do than lay eggs on hot summer days. Lulu isn’t … Continue reading

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