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Spring Foraging

Originally posted on Emerald Mountain Sanctuary:
Now, at the end of May, the air is fragrant with the delicate floral aroma of black locust blossoms. Black locust trees (Robinia pseudoacacia) are well known for the durability of their wood; not…

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Introducing my Emerald Mountain Sanctuary blog

Hello to all my Beauty Along the Road readers! I would like to introduce you to a second blog which I started on my business website, Emerald Mountain Sanctuary. My husband and I recently completed the construction of a small … Continue reading

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Inside the Maple Sugar Camps: Sweet Winter Harvest

This gallery contains 10 photos.

Originally posted on The Beauty Along the Road:
Just when you think that winter has frayed your last nerve and spring still seems a distant dream, Mother Nature is quietly working her magic. When the nights are still freezing but…

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Thank you, World.

WordPress sent me a lovely summary of everything I ever needed to know about my 2014 blogging statistics:  total views, top posts, top commenters, and so on.  But I won’t bore you with the numbers. Instead, I want to send … Continue reading

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Ice Crystal Meditations

It was SO cold this morning (-10 F or -26 C). I tried to do a frozen bubble experiment: blowing soap bubbles into the cold morning air hoping they would freeze before they hit the ground. Then take photographs of … Continue reading

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