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Joy of Lawn Mowing

(#2 in my Joyful July Series). Joy is mowing my own lawn.   We used to have a lawn service do it because Cee thought I had enough on my plate without that.  Maybe she was right, because I was always late doing it, and then I had to deal with a mini-jungle.  But though her…

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Sharing My World – Week 27

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) If you were the architect of one existing building, which building would you select? It would have to be Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece.  I love that it’s organic, seemingly growing out of the land…

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Joy is an open window

Yesterday I introduced Joyful July.  My little joy for today is the joy of an open window. I love fresh air and sunshine, especially the early morning hours when the world is just coming awake.  The air is moist and clean.  This morning was beautiful.  Warm enough to open the window.  Not too hot, not…

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All of this is for you

  “Do you have doubts about life? Are you unsure if it is really worth the trouble? Look at the sky: that is for you. Look at each person’s face as you pass them on the street: those faces are for you. And the street itself, and the ground under the street, and the ball…

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Penny Whistle Fantasy

I love American Bluegrass and Celtic music, two similar styles on opposite sides of the pond.  I love their earthiness and simplicity, liveliness and deep expression of emotion.  Nothing can pick me up and get me moving like a good jig or a reel.  On my bucket list of things to do in my life…

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Hot Headed Beauty

What, another blog of photographs!  How unlike me.  But I wanted to share some more pictures of our afternoon at the water gardens.  When I went into the hot house where the lotuses live, I was so thrilled I just started shooting pictures.  It took me a little while to realize I was getting more…

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Sharing My World – Week 26

Here is my contribution to Share Your World for this week.  (Scroll to the bottom for more info on SYW.) Is your refrigerator, organized or a mess inside? Does “an organized mess” count? If you could be famous for one thing, what would it be? A ton of things zipped through my head when I read…