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Wake Me Up When September ENDS

I’m not one to wish my life away. Every day is precious.

September, however, always seemed so long. It’s the month after celebrating August, my birthday month. 31 more words

The other Fall colors

Apple Tree, Bethlehem, Connecticut  © Steven Willard

Here in New England Fall colors are so important they bring bus loads of tourists to see them, and the money they bring counts as a significant part of the economy. 353 more words

How Peachy.

This morning I woke up to my mom incessantly talking in my ear about going to get some peaches at a nearby peach orchard as this would be the last weekend they would be open. 257 more words


Practices of Earth and Body

As mentioned in my previous posting, I was recently introduced to Ian Adams’ book Running over Rocks: Spiritual Practices to Transform Tough Times (Canterbury Press, 2013) as potentially good sabbatical reading.   1,669 more words

Journey With God

Mother Orchard - Wordsearch Landscape

In addition to wordsearch portraits of people in particular spaces, places and time my splacist practice also includes a number of wordsearch landscapes.

These started off as colour coded works similar to the… 257 more words

Paul Conneally

Time running out to have your say on ALR changes

OKANAGAN — Debates over agricultural land have plowed into the spotlight in the past year with contention over regulations and proposed changes to the Agricultural Land Reserve. 448 more words


Picking Our Plums

We’re blessed this year with one of our best crops ever on our 19-acre orchard at Rogue Farms in Tygh Valley, Oregon.

It’s quite the comeback story. 285 more words

Rogue Farms Tygh Valley