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“Faerie-Folks Are in Old Oaks” ~Herbal Quotes & Images

Intermingled with the lovely, poetic quotes are the simple Old herbal sayings. I enjoy both and hope you will take pleasure in this sampling. What can kill , can cure. The intense perfumes of the wild herbs as we trod … Continue reading

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“You can’t help that. We’re all mad here.”- The Cheshire Cat and Our Latest Cat Tale

This past week we had a kitty scare (well, I did) after my hubby went down into the cellar–quite old, as this house was built in the 1870’s, as is clear from the earth and stonewalled dugout in the bowels … Continue reading

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‘As Rosemary is to the Spirit, so Lavender is to the Soul,’ & Other Herbal Quotes

 ‘Hot lavender, mints, savory, marjoram; The marigold, that goes to bed wi’ the sun, and with him rise weeping.’ ~ Shakespeare, Winter’s Tale ‘If you set it, the cats will eat it, If you sow it, the cats don’t know … Continue reading

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“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”~ Spring Quotes & Images

We experienced a glorious Easter weekend, and the week preceding it as well, with heavenly blue skies, fresh green carpeting fields and meadows,  new leaves coloring the wooded hills in all their many hues, and everywhere blossoming trees and flowers. … Continue reading

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“The Best Way Out Is Always Through.”~ Robert Frost & Other Inspiration

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” ~John Muir “We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls.” ~Winston Churchill “Do we not all agree to call rapid thought and noble impulse by the name … Continue reading

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To Pinterest or Not to Pinterest

Despite the controversy over possible copyright infringement with users repinning  other artists’s or photographer’s work, Pinterest remains extremely popular.  While mindful of the warnings, I have not yet deleted my account, but am keeping a watchful eye on the situation. … Continue reading

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For Duck Lovers

An excerpt from my nonfiction book about gardening and country life, Shenandoah Watercolors, available at Amazon in kindle and print with lovely images of the valley and mountains. (*A 2012 EPIC eBook Finalist) ~When the world was new and I was young, … Continue reading

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