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Rapt #midnighthaiku

Watchful guardian Mutually respectful Eye to eye we meet

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Grace #midnighthaiku

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Guest Post by Sue Vincent: These Are a Few of Her Favorite Things

Originally posted on SaylingAway:
Sue Vincent of The Daily Echo blog (https://scvincent.com/) agreed to my request for a guest post on the subject of: These Are a Few of My favorite Things. I know you will enjoy this. ******* Noelle recently…

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Game birds?

They’ve been tormenting me for weeks. Every morning as I drive to work, the buzzards line up on fence and hedgerow along a three mile stretch of the A41. It is a stretch of road where there are few places … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Feathered fiends

Dear Santa, I know that’s there’s always a bird On the top of her tree, but…could you have a word? I’m quite fond of chickens and turkeys, you know, But that, I’m afraid is as far as I go! I … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Tanka Challenge      

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Red letter day

A weekend in the north always leaves me with tales to tell…and this one is no exception. In fact, though it was a short weekend, it was a remarkable couple of days. There are tales of close encounters…  of sacred … Continue reading

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Kite #midnighthaiku

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A gift

I stood on the back doorstep and watched the dawn. The small dog and I had already been out much earlier, just as the sky turned from black to midnight blue. The pastel shades and liquid gold of the clouds … Continue reading

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It was, it appeared, going to be one of those days. By six, Ani and I were on our way to the village shop, grateful for its early opening so I could grab coffee. I had plans for the day… … Continue reading

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