Measurements are what we use to track success, failure, progress and other parts of our life. The usefulness of a measurement is dependent on choosing the right way to measure an item, activity or event. Using a ruler to weight a piece of paper sounds nonsensical if we report “This piece of paper weighs 8.5 inches by 11 inches!”. We expect to hear “The piece of paper weighs .16 ounces” or “The paper weighs 4.536 grams”.
All of the leaves have fallen
Well, except for the oak, the eucalyptus, mistletoe,
The lemonade berry bush and of course the pine trees.
Although there are a lot of pine needles on the ground
With the marking of a new year, there is an opportunity for a fresh start. For some the fresh start is to eat healthier and exercise more. Others may choose to devote more time to a side hobby or explore a different way to make a living.
My Garden has no weeds.
This concerns me.
My other garden has weeds, a great many of them.
I’ve pulled them, so the flowers have more room to grow.
But this garden, this one,
It has no weeds.
Saint Nicholas is associated with the Christmas celebration, however, his day of celebration occurs earlier in December. He became associated with generosity and children and eventually connected with traditions in the winter season. Over the centuries, his name shifted to Santa Claus and became associated with Christmas and gift giving. Based on historical research, there is evidence that St. Nicholas of Myra did live and was an early bishop of the church in Greece.