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Summer!

Today is the official first day of summer! (Really, though, I think that with temperatures that have been in the 90s°F, summer has been in full force for a while now!) It was a lovely day in my area — … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

“Birds of a feather flock together.” My family has quite a variety of chicken breeds, but these Silver Laced Wyandottes do like to stick together.

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Weather

“God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend. For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.” — Job … Continue reading

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Benefits of Cold Weather

“While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.” — Genesis 8:22 I’ve been trying to think of some positive things about the cold weather. I enjoy … Continue reading

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Fall Pizza

I make pizza for my family every weekend — with some help from the kids usually. Last weekend, we made a fall edition of this meal. ’Tis the season for apples and we have an abundance of them. A few … Continue reading

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Sometimes

Sometimes you come home from work and find that your little sister has put a vase of lovely fall flowers on your dresser. These are small, white asters. I believe that they are known, among other names, as Marsh asters … Continue reading

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Dandelions

Dandelions look like sunshine and smell like summer.          

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The Nest Inn

Well, the robin decided to move on, but his nest still has occasional use. Some time after he left, a pair of mourning doves stopped by and used it as an hotel for the day.  

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A Robin’s Nest

“What are you doing there, Robbin a Bobbin, Under my window, out in the blue?” — from ‘Talents Differ’ by Laura E. Richards A robin built his nest in the crook of a tree branch right outside my bedroom window. … Continue reading

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Spring in Michigan

I took these pictures on April 12, 2013. We got an ice storm the night before, which covered everything with a layer of ice. By late afternoon, however, all the ice had shaken off and only a bit of snow … Continue reading

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