Tag Archives: colour

I Spill

Endless blue skies, with heat, water shortage, and I can only write about blue … and more blue … I SPILL royal blue words as soprano rises cerulean             falls below navy blue arcs up then beyond through aquamarine turquoise    cobalt … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprung

Finally. Spring is here, a month late. I’m going to be in the garden as much as possible for the next week. Weeds are running rampant and I want to get the veggie garden in. So much to do, but … Continue reading

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The After Image

Just recently I discovered a great-aunt, Georgiana Houghton, who was an artist and is now becoming well-known. She lived in the late 19th century, and her paintings are incredible, I’ve posted one here … A THE AFTER IMAGE                                        celebrate the … Continue reading

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Birthstones for June are pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone; the birth flowers are rose and honeysuckle (we have both in our garden). And the leaves this month are every shade of green, lush, gorgeous, shady, and welcoming. They draw us in … Continue reading

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Dandelion Visions

They’re golden stars in verges, fields, lawns, along hedgerows. Gardeners pour vinegar on them to kill the roots, dig them up, use them to make wine, or toss into salads. They’re a delight to the eye in spring … A … Continue reading

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Comes Spring

There’s all the beauty of Spring, clear blue skies, brilliant flowers that we’ve longed to see, and then there’s the other side. We become aware, at least I do, of the half-hidden litter by roadsides, fences forgotten over winter  … … Continue reading

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How do I Answer the Rain?

  Rain. It comes walloping down by the bucketful, or sifts through the air as a gentle damp. Rain drips from the eaves, gets down my neck, fogs my glasses. But it’s good for reservoirs and gardens … HOW DO … Continue reading

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Punk Hair

Time was when I wanted to dye my hair blue or green or purple but my hair was too dark to take a dye. Now it’s good and grey and I can dye it any colour I like, purple by … Continue reading

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The Blue Prairie

July 1st: Canada Day yesterday. And Canada has ocean on three sides which means it’s beach time! At the lake, the swimming hole, or the Ocean. I love watching the waves roll in, trying to decided on the colours in … Continue reading

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Solstice Ritual

The Solstice is almost here and its symbols are varied: the bear, the oak tree, and golden fern pollen; scarlet, orange, and yellow ribbons, candles of the same colours; herbs such as dill and lavender. It’s a day rich with … Continue reading

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