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'The Screen'

This natural pattern, developed from a silver birch sapling, seems to me to suggest the character of a fabric or tapestry design.

From Ant to Eagle Nominated for Silver Birch Award

It gives me immense pleasure to announce that From Ant to Eagle by Alex Lyttle has been nominated for a Silver Birch Award – part of the Ontario Library Association’s Forest of Reading program. 257 more words


Letting Go: Using Falling Leaf Essences to Ease Into Autumn

Somehow, we again find ourselves in Autumn. October, to be specific.  And although these past few weeks have felt more like the deep heat of Summer, signs of fall are appending to Summer’s coattails like burs.  1,085 more words


Becoming a medium

For a few years I walked away from mediumship and development. I was involved in a toxic relationship and mediumship development requires a tranquil environment in order to grow more attuned. 587 more words

Doris Stokes

Plant of the Week ~ Betula pendula (Silver Birch)

This week we are taking a look at the enchanting tree ~ Betula pendula, commonly known as Silver Birch. It is truly a sight to behold with it’s striking white bark and delicate catkins in spring. 353 more words

Wildlife Gardening


pale birch trunks
once stark winter skeletons
shimmer in the light –
leaves flame in gold and green
blazing through dappled shade

Kim M. Russell, 2017… 120 more words


The Solitary Sign

Last summer, in the company of friends, my wife and I went hiking along an old railway line in the Ontario north country.  The right-of-way—a narrow slash through the bush, now largely overgrown—cut and curved its endless path ahead of us.  618 more words