a quiet Sunday

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“Quiet is peace. Tranquility. Quiet is turning down the volume knob on life. Silence is pushing the off button. Shutting it down. All of it.”
~ Khaled Hosseini

shadows of autumn

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on the dining room wall.
I’ve noticed the light changing
as we reach mid September

there was a beautiful breeze yesterday
I watched the leaf shadows
blow and sway across the wall.

staycation

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Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.
~ Mason Cooley

the hummer and the hawk

on the stump-

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Two of our backyard creatures
one in the front yard, the other in the back
both so different
yet both magnificent
both keep a watchful eye on me while I weed the gardens
one is just a bit more intimidating than the other  🙂

home

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an apron full

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The places we escape to, are often right here at home

I’ve been scarce here lately. Both of my sons came home for a visit and we enjoyed some much needed family time. And since it’s summer, like many of you, I have been spending a lot of time outdoors. In fact, most sunny mornings I take my laptop out on our deck and do all my photo editing. I now have a new little assistant..

taking a snack break..

Meet Cheeky…she works for peanuts
and sunflower seeds.

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and thanks to my sons, Cheeky is enjoying the good life..

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“We goin’ ridin’ on the freeway of love
Wind’s against our back
We goin’ ridin’ on the freeway of love
In my pink Cadillac”

Looking forward to catching up with everyone this week.