Friday

Be Afraid... Be Very Afraid


                                                                                           


Keep safe All...
Guard your Souls...
Look oft behind You...
Lock all your doors...


They're on the Loose...
Tie up your Dogs...
If you venture in Shadows...
You may not come home...







October 31, All Hallows Eve.......................





My son Max the Zombie.
Desideratum Art Studio, St. Martins, NB

Sunday

To Adorn a Girl




Blue and White... Silver and Bright...
Fresh Water Pearl... To Adorn a Girl.





Been busy the last while creating new work for the Christmas shows...



Approx. 2" long including Sterling earwire, Large Fresh Water Pearl, Porcelain, Sterling and Copper ..................... see my web album for details of Desideratum Art Jewelry...

Fall

Days become shorter...



The salt-marsh turns golden...


A Blue Jay surveys his cache...


Heavy dew on petals...



Fall berries ripen...



A few late blooming roses.... just so we don't forget...



The harvest is almost complete...



The sun rises later................



The landscape evolves...



But not these Rocks ...




All photographs taken from my garden on Oct.14. between 8:15 and 8:30 am...
Echinacea purpurea; Quaco Bay on the Bay of Fundy, NB; ripened fruit on Mountain Ash; late blooming Wild Aster; ferny Asparagus; slumbering fly on Rosa rugosa; Russian Mammoth sunflower seedhead and 9' stalks; looking past the garden towards the drifting fog at Roger's Head, Quaco; rockwall at front of the house

*** Note: the rocks and boulders that make up the rock walls around our home are from the wharf, removed  during a recent renovation and rebuilding.. before that many, many years prior, they were ballast on ships that had made their way across the Atlantic from the British Isles... I love this...







To Everything, There is a Season.......




The field has turned golden on the bluff near our home...
.... and I am lost in it...


At this moment in time.... I am reminded of this song


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To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time for every purpose, under heaven

A time to be born, a time to die
A time to plant, a time to reap
A time to kill, a time to heal
A time to laugh, a time to weep

To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time for every purpose, under heaven

A time to build up,a time to break down
A time to dance, a time to mourn
A time to cast away stones, a time to gather stones together

To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time for every purpose, under heaven

A time of love, a time of hate
A time of war, a time of peace
A time you may embrace, a time to refrain from embracing

To everything (turn, turn, turn)
There is a season (turn, turn, turn)
And a time for every purpose, under heaven

A time to gain, a time to lose
A time to rend, a time to sew
A time to love, a time to hate
A time for peace, I swear its not too late

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I believe it was adapted from a passage from the Book of Ecclesiastes...



*photo of the field by our house 

Wednesday

Perhaps a Renaissance

Ripples on the Shore, St. Martins, Bay of Fundy, NB


Regarding what is happening in the world right now to the global economy, I found this article by Carole Brouillet based on Apocalypse vs Human Renaissance ... not a short article... but interesting reading ...

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Friday

Quote ... Oliver Wendell Holmes




..... "A man's mind stretched by a new idea...

can never go back to its original dimensions" ....




Oliver Wendell Holmes... (1841-1935)... U.S. Supreme Court Justice... He was called the "The Great Dissenter" as he was often at odds with his fellow justices and was capable of eloquently expressing his dissents.... He had the ability to see to the heart of an issue... He is considered one of the giants of American law...



...detail of a watercolor (not of O.W. Holmes) I did in the spring...

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