Posted in Awareness, Canada, Nature, pondering, rebloged

Driftwood ~ Not all that wander are lost.

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Driftwood at Rock Point Provincial Park, Ontario Canada

 

Why driftwood matters.

Post comes from Laura Myers, Senior Park Interpreter of Neys Provincial Park.

Driftwood – it makes a great bench to watch the sunset, a balancing beam to play on, or that perfect element to your photograph.

The whole post can be read HERE 

Ecologically speaking, driftwood is an essential component of beach ecosystems. From the skeleton of an entire tree to a piece of driftwood the size of a pebble, each piece of driftwood provides a benefit to the beach ecosystem.

Driftwood provides stability to the sandy beach environment. With winds and waves, beaches are constantly shifting and experiencing natural disturbance. Like the edges you build around a garden, driftwood helps hold the sand in place and allows plants to take root.

 

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Posted in Grateful for, pondering, rebloged

There Is Never Enough Time But There Is Now (reblogged from: Flingo)

This is when I feel myself expand, just a little, into the space she’s left behind. There are hours now when I am finally able to twirl in a circle of my own without scraping motherhood’s walls. – Lisa Sadikman


Wow.
That moment when you read the words; the ones that match your feelings but you didn’t quite know you wanted to say them?
Does that make sense?
Regardless, this is a wonderful post about the time before you blink and she’s in university. Logo_1489978546491

 

Flingo

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“Tuck me in momma,” she insists sweetly, her blue eyes big behind her glasses, her long, caramel-colored hair tied back for bed. I’m standing against her doorway more out than in. Her bedside table is littered with gum wrappers and tangled hot pink headphones, Catcher in the Rye, its pages curling. The bed is unmade and her finished homework spills out of her unzipped backpack.

“Pleeeese?” she says dramatically as she reaches for her phone, the glowing screen a constant calling. I watch her check her texts or maybe it’s Snapchat. For me, it’s her girlish plea that beckons and tugs at my heart. It’s past her bedtime and inching closer to mine. With the younger two asleep, My Time is just within reach: the book I’ve been meaning to start, that cherry enzyme facial mask I want to try out. If I go upstairs now, I might even…

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30 Days of Gratitude Prompts (reblogged)

Just Breathe

I happened along this while browsing Pinterest. I love the idea! I think I’ll use a few of these for my grateful for.. weekly posts over on my everything blog.

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FYI-I have not yet looked at the website this came from. It sounds like a nice idea to get positive texts however my phone budget is limited and since this site is not likely from my country it could be pricey!

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(reblogged) One Word Intention for 2017 | Jill Conyers

Create a deeply rooted intention for the new year with one word as your guide. Source: One Word Intention for 2017 | Jill Conyers


While looking for inspirational quotes and photos for my ‘journal blog‘ I found  Jill Conyers site. The first two posts that I’ve read have been like finding words to that tune that’s been floating in my head for the past few weeks.  I’m looking forward to reading more so I thought I’d share my “find” with you.

BTW.. my word this year is Organise. Organise my meals, my work space, my thoughts. ~ LavendarLadi


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