December

                       Nature is art

“Art should be like a holiday: something to give man the opportunity to see things differently and to change his point of view.” – Paul Klee

     

The outside pictures are a few steps from our garden gate

        My Christmas Cactus

             a gift years ago from our creative friend Amy                      

                     A wonderful thrift store find years ago

     

Hope our Border Collie in our living area – I like our little cozy cabin  – I’m not a fan of big houses  –

Joy our Sheltie comfy in her doggie bed

Living in the mountains is so peaceful – our needs are simple – breathing clean air – walking in & photographing & writing about nature makes me feel so alive! 

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These Days Count

Life’s Little Delights

Handmade Easter card from a friend

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Playing in the disappearing snow

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                    Hope & Joy

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Preparing a colorfully pleasing, tasty

and healthy meal is so satisfying!

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Bless us, Oh Lord, and these thy gifts

 which we are about to receive from thy bounty,

through Christ, Our Lord.

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The Crescent Moon

Lifting the shade the other morning left me in awe as the glowing, picturesque crescent moon was coming over the mountain top. I smiled. I stood still enjoying the moment. I hurried to grab my camera and the moment.

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It’s been said that the Moon represents powerful feminine energy; signifying wisdom, intuition, birth, death, reincarnation, and a spiritual connection.

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Winter Solstice

 

In our Northern Hemisphere winter solstice is usually the 21 or 22 of December. It is also known as the “shortest day” of the year. Continuously the winter solstice has been seen as a significant time of the year and has been marked by celebrations and ceremonies with the symbolic death and rebirth of the Sun.

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