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1 June

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the chair in the kitchen


in the night - when you're all alone

with the one - that you call your own

ask yourself - if you're doing good

give yourself some positive vibrations

give yourself some positive vibrations

Alvin Lee


we spotted the chair in the back of the tiny yard sale
with a bright orange circular sticker that said
$2
and i put it in the back of the LOVE Subaru
 carried it through the back door

past the daffodils blooming

to a sunny spot in our kitchen

~ something about that chair in the kitchen
it sings an old Ten Years After song
and quotes the bible at me

while I'm cooking 
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine
and
 sing unto the Lord all the earth
 ... Let the heavens rejoice, and let the earth be glad; 

let the sea roar, and the fulness thereof.

Let the field be joyful, and all that is therein: 

then shall all the trees of the wood rejoice ~
and so we keep a happy home
and give ourselves some positive vibrations













31 may

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together
the boys saw a teenage girl swing the boom on the dock

all the way out over the water and back around

it looked like fun


so of course they had to try it

united they stand - divided they fall


black and white



yellow flowers


dune grass on dog beach

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our beautiful world

fun

30 may

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banking off of the northeast winds

 sailin' on a summer breeze

skipping over the ocean like a stone


Ecclesiastes 3:1

to everything there is a season, and time to every purpose under the heaven








29 may

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around the corner in my town
~ 1 ~ Memorial day on our rather tiny island is a pretty big deal
the folk get the yards cleaned up
window box flowers planted - lawns mowed to perfection
flags hung
and in the cemetery the boy scouts place a flag at every veteran's grave
in honor and remembrance of their service

~ 2 ~ Our house is the green one in the grouping of three houses
the big building on the beach is the old coast guard station
we are blessed to live in this beautiful place






~ 3 ~

bridal bush

is what  i refer to this pretty little plant as

it is used as a sort of hedging around here

The spring time flower is rather small and has a lovely fragrance

~ 4 ~

We are seeing Joe's mother and her husband today. They are visiting

from out of state; we see them only one or two times a year.

the boys have a half a day at school so we will pick them up

and be able to spend an afternoon together.

~ 5 ~

I picked up some more bird seed at the beginning of the week.

I wasn't going to …

28 May

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it is not a small thing
to walk the beach of an evening
and speak of the things that kingdoms are made of








27 may

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26 May

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the porch was filled with friends and family over the long weekend
as i sit out here this morning drinking my tea
the birds are twittering away amongst themselves
they are ever so happy that the seats beneath their feeders are empty
and all the guests have gone home
truth be told

as much as I love the celebration of being with loved ones

i also love the quiet of an early morning tea with the birds












25 May

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the random
the docks are out for the summer
but the water is still quite cold
the fun
the boom rope on the dock is out
and available for swinging on....no jumping yet though
see above about the water temps.


the good
lilacs are in bloom everywhere 
and everything smells delicious








24 may

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Psalm 65 KJV 10 Thou waterest the ridges thereof abundantly: thou settlest the furrows thereof: thou makest it soft with showers: thou blessest the springing thereof.
13 The pastures are clothed with flocks; the valleys also are covered over with corn; they shout for joy, they also sing.




24 may

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My mirror shows my face to me
and it is fair enough to see
with scarce a mark of age or foe
and I am glad to have it so

when many years have passed away
I shall look in the glass one day
and have it tell me whether I
have lived with life or passed it by

stripes

crisp clothes on the clothes line


me 'yakin....from a few years ago.

It takes energy to row the kayak around the lake


negative space

our pal sal



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