Cress All Over the Yard

Cress

Cress (Bitter) Cardamine oligospermia

Perennial Herb of the Mustard family. Native weedy species.  Planted in box in front of workshop in 1986. It grows everywhere now.  When ripe the seeds explode when touched (often called shotweed due to this attribute).
Peppery flavour, nice in salads or sandwiches.
Vitamins and minerals in abundance, vitamin A, iron, manganese, sulphur, calcium, copper.  Spring tonic.  Used for mental illness or “Possessed.”  Means: stability

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Looking For Heart In All The Wild Places #33

Beautiful art,
and another heart.
Seek and you’ll find
all that’s good and kind.

©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Gift of Beauty

Tulips from friends

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Looking For Heart In All The Wild Places #32

On the path to my studio, almost buried in the mud. 

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Looking For Heart In All The Wild Places #31

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Monster in the woods

Looked like a big bear standing on his hind feet but then I do have a vivid imagination. . .

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Queen Mocha

Queen Mocha in her catio, surveying her queendom.

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Techie Kitty

Mocha loves to watch videos about birds and mice and she reads all hisnibs emails too.  😉

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Hummingbird On Her Nest

We had chosen a small cedar tree for a special project in the works, but a hummingbird flying around a branch caught our eye.  She settled into her nest and we moved on to another cedar tree.  More beautiful little hummingbirds will be flying around this summer.  Thankfully she caught our attention and protected her home.

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Because of Christmas We Have Easter

Borrowed manger
Borrowed tomb
part of the plan
an upper room.
Born to die
like you and I,
enduring shame
and untold pain
He lived,
He died
But rose again.
Between these stories
living proof
nothing can
destroy the Truth.

©2017 Sharron R. McMillan

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Easter Sunday 1949

Sharron 1949

My Recitation at church, Easter Sunday 1949:

‘I have two little feet to walk with Jesus,
two little hands to do His will.
One little tongue to sing His praises,
One little heart to love Him still.’

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