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Sun-Filled Days of Summer

In between the storms rolling through you have to make the most of every sunny day. This week has been no exception. So, the dogs and I spent the afternoon at the beach on Lake Taupo, while the storm brewed further south. The wind was excellent at whipping up some waves that were pretty impressive […]

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Peas in a Pod

Summer evenings spent watering the garden and enjoying a pod of peas (Okay…a few). It’s a joy that spells warm summer days and sunshine. #Grateful

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Watching Clouds Go By

Doesn’t that title just just scream of lazy Summer days? It was exactly that… the gift of a lazy Summer day. Sitting  side by side down at the water’s edge Away from home and work and responsibilities An afternoon to catch our breath To breathe. Nothing but clouds scudding across the sky in front to entertain us […]

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Summer’s Song

Summer is coming to it’s fullness. Garden flowers are showing their bright colours. The grass on the hills is turning a sunburnt golden hue. And we find ourselves seeking respite from her piercing rays. We pitch the tent under a tree. We enjoy the cool of the bush for a walk during the day. We cool […]

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Nasturtiums in My Garden

Those round blobs of brightness yelling out “Yoohoo! Over here!” So easy to grow. So abundant in colour. So inviting to watch as they dance around the garden reminding us it’s Summer. I got to enjoy them as I sat outside in my little garden. Savouring their happiness today.

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Cool of the Day

‘And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day…” (Gen. 3:8) Gotta say in Winter I have NO desire to go outside in the cool of the day, but come Summer I can be found out there in the garden everyday. Enjoying all the growing […]

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