Category Archives: butterflies

Team Work

By S. J. Brown  Like many writers I am a bit of a loner.  I can easily spend large blocks of time alone and be quite content.  I also find that being part of a team can be very rewarding. … Continue reading

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The Image of Writing

By S. J. Brown Writers paint a picture with their words while photographers create pictures that are worth 1000 words.  Writers and photographers have a lot of things in common. Both share their passion with others, and both agonize over … Continue reading

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Looking Back at 2016

By S. J. Brown Since 2016 is almost over I thought I would reminisce a bit.  For several years I have been sharing my images on Facebook.   I share a new photo each Sunday so there are many photos that … Continue reading

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The Power of One

 By S. J. Brown Can one person truly make a difference, ABSOLUTELY.  Think about this one person came up with the idea of bottling water.  Last year alone Americans used approximately 50 billion bottles of water.   Unfortunately only 23 percent … Continue reading

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Monarchs, Milkweed, and Me

By S. J. Brown Saturday morning I will be hosting a group of fellow gardeners on our back deck. We will be talking about Monarch Butterflies.  I began tagging Monarchs three or four year ago and have learned a lot … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Distractions

By S. J. Brown All of our lives are filled with distractions. However my world seems to have more than its share.  As I sat down to write this blog in my newly completed office I was distracted as a … Continue reading

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The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game.

By S. J. Brown At some time in our lives we all have to wait. We wait in line at the grocery store, or sit in the waiting room at the doctor’s office.  Farmers wait for just the right time … Continue reading

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Counting

By S. J. Brown So how was your Valentine’s Day? Did it include candy, a card, flowers and dinner out?  Jay and I celebrate Valentine’s Day in a less traditional way.  Last year it was bitter cold, and windy, I … Continue reading

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Critters by S. J.

This Blog by S. J. Brown                     As part of an A-z blog challenge I was asked to base my blog on the letter C. I took some time to consider … Continue reading

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