Category: Winter

indoor corn plant

The corn plant is tall and I tried some photos yesterday.  The plant lives on the floor, but I put it on a chair to show the new growth.  I saw there are three new leaves on the plant as a whole.  Seems perfect for the new year, and the green is so beautiful.

Ellen Grace Olinger

Christmas Day

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These poems are from my archives.   So much of my life is written here now.  Blessings, Ellen

like leaves
on the winter tree
birds on every branch

Karl and I composed this poem last year.

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holiday lights
on the mantle
moments of grace

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winter storm
evergreen branches
bow to the ground

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Christmas carnations
in the vase
that used to hold
fresh flowers for Mom

blessings
each in turn
return
to bless us

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reading old letters
reflections of Christmas lights
on the water

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winter landscape
old weathered barns
with one evergreen wreath

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another year
gone round
and turning to the next
holiday lights on the windmill
in Cedar Grove

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… I will hope continually
and will yet praise thee
more and more.
Psalm 71: 14 (KJV)

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The pictures are courtesy of Reusable Art.

garden rain

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The birch tree is near the back door, so I was only taking photos in the rain for a few minutes.

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My pumpkin photos are popular!  So I shall continue.

Ellen Grace Olinger
garden journal
December 23, 2015