Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2015’

Memories We Leave Behind

Dads Carving

“I am convinced that the greatest legacy we can leave our children are happy memories: those precious moments so much like pebbles on the beach that are plucked from the white sand and placed in tiny boxes that lay undisturbed on tall shelves until one day they spill out and time repeats itself, with joy and sweet sadness, in the …

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All Creatures Great and Small


“There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature.” –  Aristotle. I have great respect for all living things–from plants to insects and all creatures great and small. I came upon a lady bug in my room yesterday and Joe took a picture of it so I could feature it in this post. Right now, that lady bug …

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Getting Old(er)

Mourning Doves

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nearly half the time you have to live already?” – Ernest Hemingway–from “The Sun Also Rises”. Hemingway’s words prompt thoughts of getting older and how short life really is. I think of my age in relation to …

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