The frost fairies were here this morning

Sap-cicles at sunrise

Sap-cicles at sunrise

Our consciousness rarely registers the beginning of a growth within us any more than without us; there have been many circulations of the sap before we detect the smallest sign of the bud.

~ George Eliot

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Go with all of your heart

Yesterday's sunset

Yesterday’s sunset

My Yogi Tea tag wisdom for the day is:

Wherever you go, go with all of your heart.

I would add to that:

And listen to your body.

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Imitating Mother Nature

Mother Nature's Christmas decorations

Mother Nature’s Christmas decorations

Yesterday afternoon, as the sun hit the Christmas decorations adorning the yard and home of the neighbor across the street, the sparkle and shimmer reminded me of the morning frost at sunrise.  I delighted in the idea that Christmas decorations are a way of imitating Mother Nature’s glitz and glam.  You might think I was the first person to think of this idea.  You’d be wrong, of course, but you might think it based on how delighted I was with the thought. Read the rest of this entry »

Wintry magic in the meadows

Shades of blue

Shades of blue

Bundle up.  We’re going on an early morning walk and it’s cold.  In the 20’s cold.  Dress in layers and be sure to include a hat and warm gloves or mittens.  I’m wearing my mitten-gloves with a pair of liner gloves underneath because I’ll be taking photos and experience has taught me to protect my fingers.

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All that glitters

All that glitters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told…

~ William Shakespeare

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The lights

Frosty holly

I’m going to skip Thursday’s Travels today because Mother Nature decided to decorate the meadows.  The morning was steeped in the awesomeness of frost and sunlight.

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Do you hear that?

Lean in a little.  Listen carefully.  Ssshhhh.  Listen.  Do you hear it?

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