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Archives for May, 2017

Hope

Today I Love Soft Clouds In Summery Skies

Soft clouds in blue skies ...

Today I love soft clouds in summery skies. I love the way they drift by, never staying quite the same shape, first one might look like a tractor, and then it's a dragon, and then it looks like something you can't mention in a public blog that's rated "G" ... but that's totally what it looks like and that's pretty funny, and now it totally looks...
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Inspiration

Today I Love My Messy Kitchen

Hoping to paddle this lake soon ...

Today I love this messy kitchen, even though I have to clean it up now, because it means that we were eating in it and living in it and living is what life is for. I love people who live life cautiously, because they then savor the adventures they embark on. I love people who live life with wild abandon because they have found the...
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Hope

Today I Love The Blissful Buzz Of Bees

All the flowers ...

Today I love the blissful buzz of bees at the flowers and roaming around the lawn checking out all the blossoms that are spreading through the biodiversity that we're cultivating. I love that there are tulips and columbine coming up side by side, one in full bloom and one beginning to flower. I love how when everything else is relatively dry to touch and sight, the lady's mantle...
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Hope

Today I Love This Exciting Saturday

coffee and the promise of a garden

Today I love this exciting Saturday and its potential to be an absolutely glorious day. I love that today is full of fun things so far, including a trip to the market for breakfast and all the groceries, folding origami cranes with friends, buying plants for the garden, loading gear for the show tonight and eating Syrian food for lunch. I love that we...
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Hope

Today I Love The Gentle Rain

Mist, or fog, or rain?

Today I love the gentle rain falling in such tiny droplets that it almost looks like dust. I love that it is so fine it's hard to tell whether it is rain or fog, but I'm going with rain because it's definitely falling. I love that I made myself laugh yesterday when I thought there ought to be an old saying that went, "April showers bring...
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Hope

Today I Love Old Perspectives



Rain and steam ...

Today I love old perspectives. I love that I looked out the window this morning and saw the rain and caught myself smiling. I love that it took me a minute to realize that I was smiling because I was taught to as a child on the farm. I love remembering how, when a soft gentle rain fell on everything and just laid itself down...
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Hope

Today I Love The Quiet Of The Bay

Tuesday night is paddling night ...

Today I love the quiet of the bay when it is calm like it was last night. I love the beauty of the strength of the water, held in by surface tension, like an athlete's muscles twitching in their sleep. I love that, although we didn't take the dragon boat out because too many paddlers were missing, we got out on the water anyway. I...
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Hope

Today I Love The Backyard’s Rich New Look

Ahhh, renewing the gardens.

Today I love the backyard's rich new look, with fresh compost and new topsoil in many of the raised beds and some of the spreading plants restricted and corralled. I love all the blooming flowers, and the plans for veggies and herbs that will fill the beds. I love that, even though we tore a mountain of chives out of the walkways, they are still green with...
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