Category Archives: collections

Bringing the outdoors in

Inside the house you’ll find reminders of the outdoors. A vase of flowers, fresh picked vegetables on the kitchen counter, and a bowl of rocks in the living room. I don’t know why we seem to collect rocks. After a … Continue reading

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“Look beyond every single thing you see. There’s always something behind.” – Wilson Kanadi

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Today

This week’s challenge asked us to pick up our cameras, look around, and shoot a photo TODAY. What a good challenge — to observe our surroundings, to find beauty in the everyday. Very zen. These smooth stones are stacked in … Continue reading

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Outdoor rooms? Porches are wonderful

Most of the houses in our neighborhood were built in the era when front porches were essential outdoor rooms. Our porch gets full shade all afternoon and evening. On our porch we added comfortable seating, tables for cool drinks and … Continue reading

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Collections make me happy

One of the things we collect are anthropomorphic vegetable salt and pepper shakers. The faces make me laugh and they’re fun to look for as we comb through antique stores and junk shops. They’re displayed on a shelf in the … Continue reading

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