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Birds’ Spring

While the robins have been strutting around acting like all the green grass is their kingdom, belonging solely to them, quietly, other birds have arrived to stake their claim. I didn’t notice until I saw the bubble-gum-pink azalea quivering, even … Continue reading

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Spring’s Promise

Each tulip bloom arrived in a closed cup of fiery orangey-red edged with a deep border of egg-yolk yellow. As they got used to the warmth of the room, the tulips gradually let their guard down and opened up a … Continue reading

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Wake Up

March 20, 2013 was the first day of spring! Mother Nature and Old Man Winter put the kiddies to bed for a nice long nap. “You need your rest,” they said. Mother tucked the grass under a snowy blanket. The … Continue reading

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Tulips

Tapered tulip petals wrap tightly around each other, a hint of the blooms to come. In a vase, they stand at attention amid graceful green leaves – my private garden. Eventually, these shy flowers open up, trusting that they are … Continue reading

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Morning’s Company

I heard a gentle bump against the window sill the other day. When I looked up, a Mourning Dove was peeping in at me. The dove moved from pane to pane, stretching its neck to peek over the window frame. … Continue reading

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Planning to be Spontaneous

Happy New Year!  I hope 2013 is off to a good start for each of you. Lots of people are talking about their new year’s resolution and goals.  My post today is no exception. I’ve been making lists of resolutions … Continue reading

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

A huge Christmas tree with hundreds of lights shining against a night sky is irresistible to me.  I found a particularly beautiful tree the other night, so I grabbed my camera and headed out to take pictures. I’ve always been … Continue reading

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