Monthly Archives: December 2014

Today’s Quote

Originally posted on Soul Gatherings:
A New Year’s Eve Blessing ~ Teo Bishop ~ May you look back on the year, and feel a sense pride. May you remember the strength of your character, the resilience of your spirit, and…

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Cedar Waxwing

A small flock of Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) visited my Winterberry (Ilex verticillata) today. A visual treat! Fruit-lovers, they favor this winter delicacy. Cornell’s All About Birds describes them so well: “…the Cedar Waxwing is a silky, shiny collection of brown, gray, … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays to all!

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Sugar-Plums

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were … Continue reading

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The Return of the Light

 At last, the northern hemisphere starts tilting back towards the sun. Slowly, a minute or two every day, day length increases. I hail and welcome the return of the Light!

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Solstice Greetings

re-posted from YardMap.org‘s FB page

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Light and Shadow

Light and shadow play across a field blanketed with snow.

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