Monthly Archives: November 2013

HAPPY SABBATH — TO GOD BE THE GLORY

I’m still in the thanksgiving mood, and planning to stay here, contemplating God’s incredible love to humankind.  These words by Fanny Crosby express my thoughts well. To God be the glory, great things He has done; So loved He the … Continue reading

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COME YE THANKFUL

 Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home; All is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin. God our Maker doth provide for our wants to be supplied; Come to God’s own temple, come, raise the … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS?

Cold rain most of yesterday.  Then, in the late afternoon, slanting sunlight began to touch the garden.  I grabbed my camera, and this is one of the results.  and another…    and another…  and another…  and another…  and another…   Long … Continue reading

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SHADED YELLOW MUM

Okay, I may have shown yellow mums before.  Well, I’m smitten by mums.  Especially in dappled shade.  Shade or no shade, they’re so “seasonal”.  Here goes. :}  Smiles

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TREES PLANTED BY THE WATER

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD . . . For he will be like a tree planted by the water.” Jeremiah 17:7-8a. Pioneer Park is my all around favorite park.  Partly, because it is handy for my … Continue reading

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MORE FALL FOLIAGE IN WALLA WALLA

:}  Smiles

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FALL FOLIAGE IN PIONEER PARK

What’s there to say about our fall foliage? I’ll let several photos say several thousand words. Well, this ancient Plane tree’s foliage is just barely starting to turn color, but I couldn’t resist this view.  Several of these 100-year-old giants … Continue reading

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