Category Archives: Acts of Restorative Kindness

The blooming of the magnolia has begun!

Breakfast with the sweet magnolia this morning! Amazing how overnight things can so quickly change. Perhaps it was the little mini flash flood rain late evening that pushed the blooms to open up. Last evening, none were beyond the early … Continue reading

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Have I mentioned Groundhog Day?

A few weeks ago, I saw “the critter” from last year that I could never figure out what it was. That was the first, and since then, only time I had seen it until the day I looked out the … Continue reading

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Just do the next thing and cross it off the list

Lately life on the hillside has been a mite fractious. Sometimes, I do not know with certainty if I am coming or going…or standing still. I have likened it of late to being stuck in Groundhog Day. I suppose the … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day: You might not be a mother, but we all had one.

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Suzassippi’s hauling transport: State of the Art equipment

After the completion of the water treatment installation, there was a bit of dirt left over, and the destination was behind the retaining wall to fill in the space between the yard and the wall. The dirt pile is at … Continue reading

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I am feeling a bit under pressure, so I am taking a break to play bridge.

I am not going to complain. I am not going to complain. I am not going to complain. I am blessed and grateful. I am blessed and grateful. I am blessed and grateful. So yesterday, two years after I was … Continue reading

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First magnolia buds!

Yesterday evening as I sat outside in the late sun, I spotted the first bud appearing on the magnolia. I counted 8 from where I sat. The wildflowers are popping up everywhere, too, and there was a small orange and … Continue reading

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The good thing about April deluges: They wash away the pine pollen

Yesterday late afternoon was quite lovely, with intermittent rays of sunshine and darkening skies. It was too breezy out for a fire, but as I was enjoying the view, I saw the first indigo bunting of the season and went … Continue reading

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The Ecoworld outside my window

I know, I am not a fan of wasps either, and Rand is allergic to them, so he steers clear of them. This one caught my eye this morning as it was just outside the window, flexing its wings out … Continue reading

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‘There’s a light…a special kind of light’: I can see the end of the tunnel!

I went out to feed the cats and birds this morning and had to marvel at the sunrise behind the clouds. I knew rain was coming, and figured it would delay the scheduled plumbing work on the studio today. Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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