Monthly Archives: July 2014

Beauty on Wings

Originally posted on Ramblings From Jewels:
  Lovely Monarchs  fluttering free on the breeze  gracefully dancing through the air with ease. Alighting so softly on flowers of pink sampling nectar, a delectable drink.   © Julie Rehnelt 2014 ~ ~…

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Walk a Rainbow Trail

“Walk a rainbow trail; walk a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty. There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.” ~ Robert Motherwell  We’ve had a couple of days of on … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Woods

A walk in the woods yields all sorts of surprises. Despite the liberal application of bug spray, we were relentlessly pursued by mosquitoes as we walked the woodland trail of Graves Farm in Williamsburg, MA. Originally a family dairy farm for over … Continue reading

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It’s Official

It’s official – I came across the first goldenrod bloom of the year in my spearmint bed on Saturday. In the past, this flower used to fill me with dismay because it signaled the change from waxing to waning summer, … Continue reading

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A Global Meditation for Peace

“If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him. We need not wait to see what others do.”   … Continue reading

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Tightrope Walker

On a perfect summer morning this little guy, walking along a grass stalk laden with seed, caught my eye. The light and background colors were pretty much perfect. I imagine him walking along and humming a little tune!

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Mother Nature Owns Your Garden

A few years ago while reading a garden anthology that featured several authors, one article by Gene Logsdon, aka The Contrary Farmer, gave me a new perspective on gardening. Up until that point, I had always viewed my yard and garden … Continue reading

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