First day back to work and I spent my lunch break in nature with my camera

Thursday, 13 May 2021 Being off last week, recovering from shingles, left me with lots of time to reflect on how I ended up here in the first place. Stress. For an entire year, I have been saying that I’m fine. I meant it too. I was lucky enough to still have a job, a…

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May showers bring June flowers?

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 I’m thinking it might be time to change “April showers bring May flowers” to “May showers bring June flowers”. Seems to be more consistent with the May weather here the past few years. I transplanted the red peppers this morning. They’re looking pretty good in their new pots and will be…

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What will the weekend bring?

Friday, 7 May 2021 I walked into my darkened bedroom, hands full, and called out to Google to turn on the lights. Her reply? Playing music from Spotify. The sweet sound of Van Morrison singing old Irish songs filled my room. It was a pleasant surprise, but the lights?!

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I live in paradise

Sunday, 2 May 2021 As I type this I can hear the coyotes howling. Such a cool sound. And now that they’ve stopped, the peepers and tree toads are singing in harmony. Today I saw a loon on the river. It returns every spring for a short time. Usually I hear its familiar call but…

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