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Simple Sunday – Tale of Two Towns (ok, one is a city, but you know what I mean)

I grew up on an island in Washington state, my hometown surrounded first by farmland and next by the sea. I have moved, two times now, to Phoenix, Arizona a city surrounded first by sunshine and next by the desert. … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Life in the Foreground

A little reminder to myself, that perspective, my perspective, is powerful and in my ability to control. I can choose to focus on the foreground, and let go of the background clutter as needed. In life I can use the … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The “Wonderful”

According to several gardening sites, the “Wonderful” variety of pomegranate is the most common and most prolific bearer of fruit in Arizona and California. Carter came home with this, picked from our neighbor’s yard (with permission, of course). I thought … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – And a Succulent to Boot

I planted this succulent in a Saguaro boot over a year ago and have watered it sparingly. I have no idea if the recent sprouting of the tendril is a good thing or not, but it is quite pretty. The … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Empty Shells

Under a bush, an imprint in the rocks lined with little bits and bobbles discarded by nature, new life emerges. Feather fluff of quail and empty shells remains.

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Fur Friday – Nothing but Cats (and a Goat)

Chloe – the least photogenic of our cats, often caught looking annoyed and bitter. Does not really like any of us. Here she is caught in a rare contemplative expression under the warm glow of Carter’s new “zen lights”. Leia … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – From the Soil to the Sky

Beneath us a persistence, a resilience, an unwavering need to grow, move forward, live. And from that pulse, sprout over root, leaf over sprout, climbing up and out, there is strength and beauty.

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Happy Fourth of July!

Waffles with red, white, and blue for our breakfast this morning. (Sorry but no pictures of the waffles, I was too busy eating.) May you have a safe, smart, and cheerful 4th!

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Fur Friday – Hiding in Plain Sight

Happy (First) Fur Friday! I’m going to start a weekly Fur Friday theme to my blog. I do not have a solid idea what this will entail other than it will have something to do with our menagerie of animals. … Continue reading

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Selfie Bomb – When I Leave My Phone on the Counter

I expect it from my teenager, but not from my husband.  

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