Category Archives: Art~Beauty~Creativity

Thunder Hole in Acadia National Park (New England Road Trip #3)

“Thunder Hole”by Virginia Knowleswe came to scatter her ashes in the ocean at Acadia hundreds of miles from homesearching for suchbeauty and majesty as would well honor a mother’s memory in the autumn season of her birth we journeyed together to … Continue reading

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Images of My Month of May (So Far)

Our annual Mother’s Day family photo –two parents, seven daughters, three sons,two sons-in-law, four grandsons,and one unborn grandbaby due in September. …and the silly version. Picture frames from two of my grandsons I just signed up as aCompassionate Entrepreneur (CE)with … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage and Jubilee: My First Fifty-Ish Years in Poetry, Prose, and Pictures

Dear friends, For many years, I had been plotting to compile a book of my poems, favorite essays, stories, and photos to chronicle my first 50 years of life. I knew I would call it Pilgrimage and Jubilee. My initial goal was … Continue reading

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Maryland Through My Lens #4: The Works of Our Hands

Welcome back to my Maryland Through My Lens series. I’ve been back home for over a week now. When I was trying to figure out how to divvy up the pictures among blog posts, I decided to do it by … Continue reading

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Little Touches of Christmas at Home

I wrote a photo post on one of my other blogs about From Autumn to Advent and shared the start of our Christmas decorating. Here are some new touches of the season at our house that I haven’t used before. … Continue reading

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Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee (Strength in Hymn: Advent)

“Joyful, Joyful, We Adore Thee” by Henry Van Dyke Joyful, joyful, we adore Thee, God of glory, Lord of love; Hearts unfold like flow’rs before Thee, Op’ning to the sun above. Melt the clouds of sin and sadness; Drive the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from My Home to Yours!

Happy Thanksgiving! It’s always crazy here at the Knowles house, and especially so on Thanksgiving. We were expecting 19 people! However, my two oldest grandsons  were sick with the flu, so they had to stay home with their daddy. Boo! … Continue reading

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