Category Archives: Nature

sanctuary of peace

we had gorgeous weather the past week and with the long hours of summer, the sun is still high when i get home from work.  mallard lake becomes our frequent destination to unwind and relax.  escaping from the city noise … Continue reading

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simple pleasures

spring blooms scented peonies from the garden

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spring once again!

the earth comes alive after a dull winter when this part of the world seemed lifeless. the bald trees are now leafy, verdant after so much rain. the dogwoods, magnolias and crabapple trees are simply glorious creating a symphony of … Continue reading

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blogging break

taking a two-week break… here’s a lovely image taken from a friend’s garden!  wishing you fun and joy the rest of summer!

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dusk at mallard lake

happy Monday dear friends!

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if only they could talk…

there is so much beauty around us. but because we see them often, they’re taken for granted and they become invisible to us.  here are ox-eye daisies at mallard lake silently waiting to be admired. if only they could talk, … Continue reading

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simple pleasures

our friend and neighbor gave us these gorgeous daylilies. they’ll have a special spot in our little garden. we’re happy and grateful! Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy. Anne Frank  

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