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Monthly archives for October, 2015

End of Month Potpourri-October 2015

End of Month Potpourri-October 2015

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.”  ~Jim Bishop       The morning of the full moon in September, the sun promised to rise in a glorious fashion.  The last bright star still glowed as the sun peeked over the horizon.  So I went out into the garden to […]

Poetry Sunday-Rising With The Snow

Poetry Sunday-Rising With The Snow

  Rising With The Snow     As October skies diminish their light, Flower beds begin to pull their covers tight. Bid farewell to Susan and Petunia hanging low- As we greet Pansy and Rose still rising with the snow.      © Donna Donabella 2011   __________________________________________________________ This is an early poem inspired by […]

Conversations In The Garden: On Resti...

Conversations In The Garden: On Resting

“A change is as good as a rest.” ― Stephen King     I am not sure I totally agree that change can be restful.  When our lives go through so much change, we need a period of rest afterwards to replenish our weary bodies and minds.  Our lives can be so overwhelming at times. […]

Poetry Sunday-Uni/verse

Poetry Sunday-Uni/verse

    Uni/verse     It gathers on the wind With each wave strewn, Across the tiny grains of sand To be washed out to sea.     And then deposited once more on a new shore. Repeating, moving, gaining strength.     This one song-a Uni/verse, Sung with a peaceful voice. First a ripple, then a […]

Wildlife Lesson: Bathing’s For...

Wildlife Lesson:  Bathing’s For The Birds

“The bath is one of the places I prefer, certainly not a place I leave readily, a place where one can close the door and remove oneself, put oneself in parentheses, as it were, from the rest of humanity. It is a place for reading and thinking, where one’s mind wanders easily, where time seems […]

Poetry Sunday-Play With Abandon

Poetry Sunday-Play With Abandon

  Play With Abandon     Play with abandon, Fling your arms to the skies, Fly over the waves wearing necklaces of seaweed and shells. Skip along the lanes and the meadows Gathering wildflowers and shiny stones. Be free, never constrained. Feel life as it was meant to be, Washing in and out with the […]

Beyond Words: At The Lake

Beyond Words:  At The Lake

“Teach me to go to the country beyond words and beyond names.”  ~ Thomas Merton       After participating in the photography challenge in August, I was inspired to move beyond my comfort zone and branch out with my camera.  Not so much with moving off the auto button….that will come in time and with […]

Favorite Quote This Week:

“Make happy those who are near and those who are far will come.” ~Chinese proverb

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