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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Wild Strawberry Vine and Urbanite

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Butterfly Shelfie

I used to think this was a tableaux or still life or little altar. Then I learned if it’s photographed and shared it’s a “Shelfie”. (Thanks, Kathy.)  

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Easter 2014

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The Order of St. Diane

When I was little, I loved playing dolls. Here’s how it went: I spread out my Little Kiddles set, which held the collection of dolls and accouterments. The afternoon was spent arranging miniature closets for miniature dresses. Ribbons becamse room … Continue reading

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Letter Nook

This is my favorite corner of the house: The Letter Nook buddha sits with words.  written with ink on paper.  blessing friendships. Do you have a favorite corner?

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Artistic Satisfaction – Finger Painting

I’ve been “finger painting” on my Asus E-Reader.  I sit with the crazy small machine and my technological ignorance.  Tracing  my finger across the screen like a Japanese brush painter, I go to a state of zen meditation without even opening an ink pot.  … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Money

This  New Year we started paying about $90 per month to sponsor three girls who live in India.  This is a new and delightful complement to our full lives.  I’m so thrilled with the organization, Unbound, that I’m thinking of one day … Continue reading

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Adopting a Child

I’ve always wanted to adopt. One look at a soulful wide-eyed, cleft-lipped child and I quickly flip the magazine page before bringing her home and buying penguin pajamas. Adopting a child would require a major life-style shift. I’d need to quit … Continue reading

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Afternoon Prayer

O God, I want a cookie. I want an Oreo Cookie.  or several …. It’s the fault of the Washington Post, which reported that a study by students at Connecticut College found Oreos as addictive to rats as cocaine.  The … Continue reading

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Poems From The Girl Next Door

Friday evening we went to Doritt Carroll’s poetry reading/book launch. Location: The Black Squirrel (pub) How could we miss that? And now I have her little book Glttl Stp  (Glottal Stop). It makes me feel like I could be a poet too. … Continue reading

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