Marsha Musing

Hello 2022

Hello 2022

Happy New Year! Our zoom dance party last night was silly and fun, which is exactly what I was looking for. Apologies to those who tried to join and couldn't. I'm not sure why, but I think we'll try a different platform if there's ever a next time. For those who made...

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

I would love to write a lovely long Christmas message to share with you again this year, but in the spirit of slowing down, letting go, lowering expectations and making the most of the season with the friends and family we have near (while loving and missing those dear ones who aren’t), I’m going to keep this short, sweet and stress-free (for me)

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Walking in Wentworth

Walking in Wentworth

The weather was fantastic yesterday so I took the afternoon off (again) and we went for a lovely drive into the Wentworth valley (again). This time we parked outside the gate of the (closed) Provincial Park and walked in to access the trails.

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Autumn Waterfall Walk

Autumn Waterfall Walk

Is there anything better, on a beautiful autumn afternoon, than a drive to the valley to check out the leaves and maybe take a little walk to a waterfall?

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Mushroom Trip

Mushroom Trip

A late September walk at Lazy Bay Trail near Wallace, Nova Scotia revealed a wide variety of gorgeous fungi!

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Swallows on the Boardwalk

The tree swallows in the park are so much fun to watch in the spring. They dart and swoop, popping in and out of the boxes set out for them. Their beautiful shiny blue feathers fascinate me and I think they’re just so damn cute!

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Stolen Lilacs

Stolen Lilacs

There's an empty lot down the street. It's got the only FOR SALE sign on our street without one of those obnoxious Neon Orange/Black SOLD stickers on it. The lot is bordered by trees and tons of lilac bushes. My daily walk takes me right past this aromatic wonderland...

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Dandelions

I’ve been paying extra attention to dandelions over the last few weeks. They are so damn cheerful! I especially love the period in early spring where they are all still yellow, bright pompom pops of sunshine from every green space. As spring progresses, their growth...

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