Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

By Jove It’s My Birthday–Beth Trissel

And I love a good quote, so here are a few suitable selections for my special day. Feel free to add some I may have missed. “When I was younger, I could remember anything, whether it happened or not.” – Mark Twain … Continue reading

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June In Our Garden–Beth Trissel

June Excerpts from my nonfiction book,  Shenandoah Watercolors, a 2012 EPIC eBook Awards Finalist.  Images of the garden by daughter Elise.  This photograph is of our double-flowered apricot hollyhocks. This year I shall try to remember to save seed. “It’s … Continue reading

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Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn. ~Elizabeth Lawrence

Fall blew into the Shenandoah Valley last night with a big temperature drop and some much-needed rain. For most of the summer the wind is silent, but it’s really talking now, whistling around the old red barn and rattling the … Continue reading

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One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. ~William Shakespeare

“I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.”  ~Henry David Thoreau *Image by my talented photographer brother John Churchman. “You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or … Continue reading

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