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Crab Apple Chronicles

This post doesn’t need a ton of explanation… but basically we have a crab apple tree at the park near our house. Last summer I tried the first crab apple and it was delicious. 23 more words

Too Soon?

Tiny crab apple
Hidden among the green leaves –
Ripening so soon.

Contemplative Photography

A Vision...

“Success is simply a matter of luck. Ask any failure.”
Earl Wilson

In my experience a failing person tends to ask questions like “Whose fault is this?” and “Why is this happening to me?” but successful people will ask “How can I make this better?” and “What can I do to help?” I like to find the latter wherever I am – they always seem to get things done and done right.


Celtic sacred trees - The crab apple

As the Crab apple tree was this week’s highlighted tree I thought I would include a blog about it’s mythological and sacred nature. At a later stage I will also look at the stories and symbolism associated with the Yew tree. 400 more words

Crab Apple

Tree spotlight no. 4 - The Crab Apple

Crann fia-úll (Malus sylvestris)

Like the wild cherry, crab apple has been deliberately grown around old farmsteads (and the fruit used for crab apple jelly) but is also a truly native species found in old woodland. 495 more words

The Trees

Quality of Life...

“When I want to be reminded of stupidity, especially my own, I turn on the TV.”
Dejan Stojanovic

The kitchen window has become our TV.

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Crab Apple Blossoms

Beautiful blossoms on the crab apple, appear every other year on the tree in my yard.

© Sheila Creighton 2017