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Some Time Away

Some Time Away

“There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.”  ~Alan Cohen     It has been a delightful winter, not too much snow or cold….just enough to enjoy!  And in winter, I like to do a lot of writing, and some other projects.  All of which can make me […]

End of Month Potpourri-February 2016

End of Month Potpourri-February 2016

“Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow it up again fairer and stronger. She calls her family together within her inmost home to prepare them for being scattered abroad upon the face of the earth.” ~Hugh Macmillan   […]

Poetry Sunday-Fire In The Sky

Poetry Sunday-Fire In The Sky

    Fire in the Sky     Darkness descends on the glowing embers of the day, all color fades to black. The silence sparkles under moonlight, as an obsidian horizon spins toward the new dawn- Fire in the Sky.      © Donna Donabella 2011   __________________________________________________________ This poem was also written in late fall […]

Conversations In The Garden: On Bore...

Conversations In The Garden:  On Boredom

“I’m bored’ is a useless thing to say. I mean, you live in a great, big, vast world that you’ve seen none percent of. Even the inside of your own mind is endless; it goes on forever, inwardly, do you understand? The fact that you’re alive is amazing, so you don’t get to say ‘I’m […]

Poetry Sunday-A New Life

Poetry Sunday-A New Life

    A New Life     First kiss. Such bliss. Standing at this entrance way, As One,  will be joined this day.     Joined as one this day Pure love delightfully displayed. Tears of joy shed all around, Souls collide in sparks abound.     Watch the sparks from this collision Can’t be stopped […]

Beyond Words: Winter At The Lake

Beyond Words:  Winter At The Lake

“You can become blind by seeing each day as a similar one. Each day is a different one; each day brings a miracle of its own. It’s just a matter of paying attention to this miracle.”  ~Paulo Coelho       So we are back again to explore a beautiful spot that lies just across […]

Poetry Sunday-Do You Hear The Sound

Poetry Sunday-Do You Hear The Sound

    Do You Hear The Sound     Do you hear the sound of the wind whipping round, all the snowflakes swirling down to light upon the ground, as they pile up around everything found!      © Donna Donabella 2012   __________________________________________________________ Winter snows can be amazing….gentle and soft or blowing, swirling and […]

Wildlife Lesson-Welcoming Mice in the...

Wildlife Lesson-Welcoming Mice in the Garden

“The bird is powered by its own life and by its motivation.”  ~A. P. J. Abdul Kalam     You can tell by looking at this picture, these are not the mice you were probably thinking of when you read the title of this post.  Those mice are free to roam the garden and wild areas. […]

Favorite Quote This Week:

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

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