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Light the Night

By Cynthia Brian “Moon and stars are giving light. With gifts of nature’s giving, we complete the cycle of living. Let us give from our mind, hands, and heart to the world.” Chitrabhanu It was a holiday tradition for our … Continue reading

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Holly Jolly Garden

By Cynthia Brian “As the rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all.” Gautama Buddha The month of December ushers in a time of joyfulness … Continue reading

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Where there is smoke…

Where there is smoke… By Cynthia Brian “Count the fires by glowing flames, never by the ashes that fall. Count your days by the golden hours, don’t remember clouds at all. Count the nights by stars, not shadows. Count your … Continue reading

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The Grass is Always Greener…

By Cynthia Brian “Society is like a lawn where every roughness is smoothed, every bramble eradicated, and where the eye is delighted by the smiling verdure of a velvet surface.” Washington Irving The cool evenings, warm days, and majestic orange … Continue reading

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The Grape Escape

By Cynthia Brian “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” Louis Pasteur Wherever you travel in California, you’ll witness miles and miles of beautiful vineyards. Over 90% of all the wine made in America is produced in … Continue reading

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Outside is Inside

 by Cynthia Brian “I went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” John Muir As summer draws to a close, it’s natural to want to grab the last … Continue reading

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Naked Ladies Strut with the Wild Things

“Those who danced were thought insane  by those who could not hear the music.” ~Unknown Can you hear the music? Or are you insane? Dancing in the breeze, Naked Ladies are South African natives in the Amaryllis belladonna family with … Continue reading

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