Tag Archives: Butterflies

Waiting to Exhale

Early morning, not a leaf stirring, birds silently roosting, insects motionlessly waiting for the heat of day. It is as if nature has taken a deep breath and then paused, waiting to exhale. “Watching the animals come and go, and … Continue reading

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Preserving a Memory

I do “take time to smell the roses”. To savor a moment in time, to strive to remember all its details thinking that the memory will never fade.    But sometimes the rose in the field fades too quickly for … Continue reading

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After a Period of Drought

“…….flowers often appear after a period of drought interrupted by rain.” I love this quote from the care instructions that came with my Swamp Rain Lily bulbs.  It reads more like a motivational sentiment from a book of inspiration than … Continue reading

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A Moment of Creativity

Earlier this week I decided to spend a moment on the porch enjoying a warm January sunbeam and browsing through two of my favorite catalogs,  Cheap Joe’s Art Stuff and Rare Seeds from the Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Co.  I … Continue reading

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Art and Poetry

“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.”                            Simonides (6th-5th century, B.C)      Uplifted, a Haiku Poem by Karen Hines Jewels in the sky- Earthbound anticipation Metamorphosis Haiku (俳句 high-koo) are … Continue reading

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