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Slowing Down

In this fast paced life, we often miss the small things of life and become oblivious to God’s beauty around us.  It takes a grandchild to open our eyes sometimes and forces us to slow down. 281 more words

God Relationship

snake at my feet

wanting and not wanting
to stroke its scales


Just Karma 92 for May 2016 wp

Just Karma 92
blown away

caught, swept up in the storm
deflated baby – a garter snake;
startled the rain gutter cleaner


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Spring roundup 2016

(The shelter-making was April 8 and the snow April 9!)

Friday 29 April – I was in Moncton with the girls and Matt and Milo were biking on the trail to Lunenburg when they found a garter snake, around a metre long. 315 more words

Home & Garden

Yellowstone Garter

This is a relatively common and harmless Garter snake. However, when you are sitting on a log and eating lunch, after having hiked for the entire morning, this isn’t what you want to find sitting next to you, which is what happened to me while on a day-hike to Osprey Falls in… 27 more words


Excalibur stays sharp

Not the sword Excalibur, but the spiffy 9-tray dehydrator we bought almost 10 years ago. 

Our storage onions lasted from September through April, but May flowers means the onions are trying to flower along with everything else. 381 more words


Blue-eyed garter snake

I was a bit surprised recently to spot an Eastern Garter Snake (Thamnophis sirtalis) with blue eyes at Huntley Meadows Park. Normally, a garter snake’s eyes are clear and bright and if I can get close enough, I can sometimes see my own reflection. 238 more words