Category Archives: nature

Watching for change

Today was a day of noticing little changes. Things are changing constantly. Sometimes we are aware of it but most of the time those changes go right past us. We are so busy that we get caught up in the … Continue reading

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This and That – spinning

It is mid evening. The day has been long and there is still a small pile of things to do for my job sitting next to me. I have not written since last week. I am missing the daily Slice … Continue reading

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Day 19: Botany – the learning of words

Words, it is all about words. I love writing and reading but I have to confess I have never been good at vocabulary or word structure (Latin – leaves me cold). I just seem to get lost in all the … Continue reading

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Day Eleven: Basement gardening

If you have followed me for even a few posts you know I am a frustrated gardener. The winter has not let go here in Minnesota (in fact it snowed again last night). I am now spending time in my … Continue reading

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Day Ten: Starting earlier

It is March 10th – The sky is a dull flat grey. The ground is a dirty white with ice patches everywhere you look. This is 30 degrees feels like 20 and the radar says there is snow in the … Continue reading

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Day Seven: Lifting spirits

We have surfaced from yet another snow storm. Mid day there is a bright sun and rich, deep blue skies to fill the day. Shadows reach across the front gardens outlining the elm tree on the snow. Squirrels and birds … Continue reading

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Day One: And so we begin

Here we are. It is March!  It is time to begin working with the challenges that come with lengthening days, and warmer weather.  We begin to feel antsy, restless and maybe a bit irritable in early March. We have been … Continue reading

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