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Solitude – WP Daily Prompt

“Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances.”  ~  William Powell “The thoughtful soul to solitude retires.” ~ Omar Khayyam “Language… has created the word ‘loneliness’ to express the pain … Continue reading

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Weekly WordPress Photo Challenge: Broken

When I saw the subject for this week’s challenge, unfortunately I had the perfect photo for “broken”.  Two weekends ago, I realized later on Friday evening that the sump pump in the crawl space of my home was broken. Timeline … Continue reading

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What a difference a day (or two) makes!

Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. ~Jim Carrey If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishes for Warmer Weather!

I KNOW I’m not the only one longing for springtime temperatures and an end to the seemingly eternal winter that has descended upon a large part of the country!  On one of our all too fleeting warm days last week, … Continue reading

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Fathers

Nothing I’ve ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. – Bill Cosby My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person: he believed in me. ~Jim Valvano On this day … Continue reading

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New iris blooming!

“It pleases me to take amateur photographs of my garden, and it pleases my garden to make my photographs look professional” ~ Robert Brault “I never had any other desire so strong, and so like to covetousness, as that one … Continue reading

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Iris blooming

The kiss of the sun for pardon The song of the birds for mirth One is nearer to God’s heart in the garden Than anywhere else on earth – Dorothy Gurney (1858 – 1932)   Learning Moment…….When I try to copy a … Continue reading

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