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To shorten winter, borrow some money due in spring.

W.J. Vogel

Sweet dreams,owls and larks alike.

Posted at 20th Jan 2014 - 05:27AM   Posted by Blackbird   Owl Post Comments: 5

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Withy Brook's Avatar I love Viburnum bodnantense. It flowers here from September to about March and cheers us throughout the dark days of winter. I believe it is meant to have a good scent, but with my silly nose, I can't smell it Crying or Very sad

Posted by: Withy Brook on 20th Jan 2014 at 09:24AM

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Fennie's Avatar To shorten winter, start to enjoy is empty bleakness and the sense of cleansing before renewal. Enjoy the frost and snow the wind and rain and explore the bodily sensations of feeling cold and damp and dark. Note how each winter day in the new year is longer than the next, how the birds go to roost later and the harbingers of spring, both plant and animal arrive one by one. Observe the mild cloudy and subtle light, the faded colours the battered grass, the muddy lanes and ponder the miracle that the next few weeks and months will bring.

Posted by: Fennie on 20th Jan 2014 at 11:30AM

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Camilla's Avatar Thank you kindly for posting for the owls BB, early night for me and was catching up on sleep due to the night before with Daisy.Very Happy

Lovely flowers, have not heard of these before will have to buy those for my garden, very pretty.

Posted by: Camilla on 20th Jan 2014 at 02:59PM

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Camilla's Avatar What a lovely description Fennie too, amazing creative mind you have.Very Happy

Posted by: Camilla on 20th Jan 2014 at 03:01PM

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Withy Brook's Avatar Lovely Fennie but we have to get rid of this endless dark damp stuff before we can appreciate it!

Posted by: Withy Brook on 20th Jan 2014 at 06:38PM

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