Monthly Archives: August 2014

Giant Swallowtail

I had an unusual visitor to my garden the other day. While having lunch on our deck, I noticed a rather large butterfly flitting among the Coneflowers. I grabbed my camera and went down to get a closer look. I … Continue reading

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Horse-powered Haymaking

  We’ve been members of a horse-powered Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm for a number of years.  Natural Roots owners, Anna and David, along with their interns Emily and Nate, allowed me to tag along for a photo shoot while … Continue reading

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Blog Tour

Ellen Shriner, whose blog I follow, WordSisters, has invited me to participate in a blog tour. Ellen is an excellent writer with a clean, concise writing style and solidly researched topics. I am especially fond of her reflections on family … Continue reading

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Worker Bee

The diligent and hardworking bumblebee – what would we do without her? Bumblebee (Bombus grisceocollis) on Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)  

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I Salute You!

One year ago today, with heart pounding (because I had no idea what I was doing), I hit the ‘Publish’ button and posted my first ever blog entry – Serenity Beckons. Now, I look back on the journey I’ve undertaken and feel … Continue reading

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August 8 Global Meditation for Peace

A reminder for those who wish to participate in the Global Meditation for Peace event tomorrow, August 8, 2014 at noon. Imagine it!

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Be Here Now

“Be Here Now”  ~  Ram Das Words to live by. I often use this phrase to shift my focus back to the present moment, instead of ruminating about some past event or anticipating a future one. Some refer to it … Continue reading

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