Tag Archives: Acts of Restorative Kindness

Monday in the ARK: Acts of Restorative Kindness

Here’s that new week for us to enjoy! It is another hot one in Mississippi and it was already sultry and heavy when I went out before 8 to feed the hillside zoo. Fortunately, these little guys and gals were … Continue reading

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Little cat feet on the concrete

The concrete crew came yesterday to pour, after excavating for the parking pad on Wednesday. And yes, of course the cats walked through it. Little cat feet indelibly stamping your presence on the hillside and the concrete Lest we forget … Continue reading

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Triodanis perfoliata hiding amongst the clover and chickweed, Oxalis crassipes ‘Rosea’ aka Oxalis Cottage Pink Wood Sorrel, Beyonce hiding amidst the grass, and a new crop of moss

I have spotted these tiny purple star-shaped flowers throughout the yard.  They are a member of the angiosperms family of woody and non-woody forms of plants.  Considered the most diverse of all plants, they reproduce via flowers and seeds contained … Continue reading

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Cornus drummondii: Rough-leaved dogwood

Cornus drummondi is a large shrub or small tree with a fast growth rate. I know this personally from experience because just as I thought this tree was gone forever, it burst up from the alleged dead stump almost overnight. … Continue reading

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The ARK: My hillside ecosystem

ARK = Acts of Restorative Kindness. I am relatively certain many might look at this photograph and wonder “Why did she post a picture of a bunch of weeds?”  Truth be told, as a child of relatively pragmatic folks growing … Continue reading

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Hope in a Hawthorn Tree

I do not want to get too airy-fairy here (although I am going to talk about fairies shortly), but things seem to be getting a little too ‘coincidental’ on the hillside.  I am thinking the universe is talking to me.This … Continue reading

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