Red Lion Renovation Projects

You can feel it.

The earth is ready to shake off her winter blanket.  There are quiet stirrings and subtle shuffling of the layers.

The robins are singing sweetly at sunup.

The scent in the air is different too.

 

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St James City and Galt Preserve

Maybe it is because it has been cold here recently.

Maybe I just want to remember what it feels like to have warm sun on my bare skin and brightly colored flowers blooming.

 Maybe it is because my screen saver popped up a few of these photos and I just felt like sharing them with you.

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Moss and meat – birds and seeds

It’s raining again,  which is better than snow, but still is it ever going to stop?  Mr. Cottage said it feels muted today.

 That grey cast has wrapped around our little house and it feels like no matter how many lights we turn on, we can’t overpower the gloom.

It’s a good day for snuggling in the old patchwork quilt.

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Through The Garden Gate February 2019

The chickens and I are joining Sarah from Down By The Sea for Through the Garden Gate, February.  Through the Garden Gate is a monthly link up for gardeners to share what is happening in their garden each month.

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frozen fairy farts

Thank you all for having my back, taking the time to send your condolences to me on my family losses.  I’m embarrassed to admit, I tried to reply to each of you, but then I found that I got really emotional, and just couldn’t.  So please accept my thank you for your kindness.

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Such goodness to hold in my heart

We lost a piece of our heart this week.

Our sweet little senior rescue dog crossed over.

Her name was Peanut, she now rests peacefully under the pear tree. Though she was part of our lives for only a short four years and just a speck of a dog her absence feels big and all-consuming.

 

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A new sheriff in town

Snow is on the way.  A hush is in the air, that stillness that always seems to come before snowfall.

Orange blossom honey drizzled in my tea.

   So here I am a week in on the most annoying cold; savoring lots of tea and honey in hopes of soothing my throat. Continue reading