Category Archives: gratitude

Kindness In Trying Times

I have never felt more a member of my community than now, when none of us can get together. Last week I posted a question on our community Facebook page. I have a diagnosis that puts me in a risk … Continue reading

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All About Perspective

Two years ago we had a 30′ x 72′ high tunnel built, with a wooden kickboard and heavy chicken wire where the sides roll up to keep it secure. My husband planted 54 grapevines in a range of carefully selected … Continue reading

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October Glories

“I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.” ~Nathaniel Hawthorne Continue reading

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Biggest Change Yet

Sometimes dedication is downright luminous. Continue reading

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Use Till Tattered

Just past frugality there’s a sort of a Velveteen Rabbit feeling about objects worn from use. Is this something others experience or am I more odd than I realize? Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Isabelle

Hers was a presence that will not be forgotten. Continue reading

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Everything’s Lusher

A poem of awe is the best antidote. Continue reading

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