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Little Red Oak

I planted a little red oak tree in the backyard this summer, that turned this almost purple colour in fall. :-)

© Sheila Creighton 2014


Proper Attire

oak leaves
dress for winter
in snowy shawls of white


A wolf within the pines

A week before the shortest day of the year. The sun is a weak, watery presence just above the horizon and yet it manages still to dapple the Scot’s pine plantation on the edge of my survey site. 370 more words


Finished Chest of Drawers

I assembled the base and top together today which completes the chest of drawers!

I coated the Lime with bees wax to bring out the colour of the wood and add a slight shine to it. 178 more words


Chest of Drawers Progress

This week I made I lot progress in assembling the chest of drawers. I attached the drawer box sides together using wooden dowels so that the joins were hidden. 180 more words


Crossroads Milestone Series Hawke's Bay 2013 Chardonnay

Tasted 15/DEC/2014.

A bright and clear, straw golden hue. On the nose there are flavours of rich citrus blossom and nectarine. Subtle notes of flint and an oaky nuttiness lie beneath the ripe fruit flavours. 76 more words