Read more about the article Feeling kind of cross-eyed
African bone bead, dafodills, oyster shell, clam shells, mussel shells, pansies, pussy willow branch tips, Osteospermum 'Zion Copper Amethyst'

Feeling kind of cross-eyed

African bone bead, dafodills, oyster shell, clam shells, mussel shells, pansies, pussy willow branch tips, Osteospermum 'Zion Copper Amethyst' Feeling kind of cross-eyed this morning. I think I read too…

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Read more about the article Receiving generosity
Camelia, bottle brush flower buds, horsetail fern, two kinds of shells, metal beads, pussy willow branch tips, and smoked bone beads from Africa

Receiving generosity

I'm receiving such generosity from people as I continue this practice of daily mandala making. Every week I get offers to forage in someone's garden, beads and baubles get left…

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Read more about the article Groundhog Day again
Nereocystis luetkeana (aka bull whip kelp), hellebore buds and leaves, smoky topaz, iris foetidissima seeds, mahonia and Japanese maple twigs

Groundhog Day again

It's Groundhog Day again, and it seems like it's been here for the last 11 months. However, the plants aren't stuck doing the same thing day after day, and I…

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Read more about the article First things first
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First things first

Sometimes I have trouble with the concept of first things first. Not because I think it's invalid, but because there are many things I think should be first - making…

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Read more about the article Signs of spring
Marble, maidenhair fern shoots and leaves, bay leaves and flowers, ribes sanguineum Inverness flower buds and leaves, horsetail ferns, shell

Signs of spring

Today's offering definitely features signs of spring. I'm heartened by the unfurling little maidenhair fern tendrils, and the ribes sanguinium flower buds. This one has white flowers, and it's named…

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Read more about the article Inauguration Day – January 20, 2021
Hellebores, camelia bud, clay beands, rose hips, coral bark Japanese maple twigs, silk tassel tree buds, pussy willows

Inauguration Day – January 20, 2021

Inauguration Day - January 20, 2021. The perfect palindrome. OMG, OMG! I watched, I laughed, I cried. And now I can't fully absorb what it means to have decent human…

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Read more about the article One more day
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One more day

One more day! Tomorrow is Inauguration Day, praise be! One more day for he-who-shall-not-be-named to inflict cruelty, and sorrow on our country. Today I'll do my best to not get…

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Read more about the article Three more days!
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Three more days!

Three more days - my shoulders will drop for the third time. First was for Biden/Harris, then GEORGIA, and now Inauguration. Praying that all people be safe this week. Pansy,…

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