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About sknobloch

I am an Author, Artist, and Reiki Master and Intuitive Counselor, offering energy and guidance sessions on people and beloved pet companions. I divide my time between a Northern NJ suburb of Manhattan and Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I enjoy pursuing paranormal explorations in this uniquely haunted town. Read more about me at www.briarrosereiki.com and http://shirlknoblochwillowfineartprintsandphotography.zenfolio.com/ All writings and photos © Shirl Knobloch.......no unauthorized copying or use permitted without written permission from the author and photographer, Shirl Knobloch.

“My Mother’s Oil”

I dropped my mother’s bottle of anise oil this morning……..It was a vintage bottle, from the 40’s or 50’s ……. my mom didn’t bake often.   She was an excellent baker, but only baked for holidays.  That anise oil was potent … Continue reading

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“So Much More than a Tomato”

Yesterday, I went to a farmers’ market and purchased my first Jersey tomatoes of the summer.   Growing up with a Sicilian mom, the first thing one does with a Jersey tomato is make a tomato, egg, and onion lunch.   I … Continue reading

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“How Many Germs Would You Say……..”

Trader Joe’s was crowded today……you could hardly walk down the produce aisle without bumping into someone.  A woman had her toddler in the shopping cart.  She dropped a cherry on the floor.   It didn’t just drop…….it rolled…..It was like a … Continue reading

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“Sometimes, you need to get away for a few moments, but your mom heart calls you back”

Adventures at my farmhouse this morning  ♥ After yesterday’s drama, I needed a ☺ and the animals answered my call……….Be sure to watch the first video until the very end. Upon further “investigation” of these videos, I now think this … Continue reading

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“We Must Find the Right Way”

Yesterday, I posted my thoughts about the Trump Baby Blimp over London. If you support him or not…….I don’t feel this is correct….In times of war, these countries looked to us …… looked to the men who flew aircraft over … Continue reading

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“Fruitcake and Lentils”

Little Prince Louis had his christening ceremony and guests were served tea and the original wedding  fruitcake….now seven years old. The original creation, weighed 220 lbs…..It has been frozen and saved for each of their children’s christening ceremonies. Fruitcake is … Continue reading

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“It’s Summer Olympics at my Farmhouse”

There’s a scurry of activity at my farmhouse…….rivaling the soccer match. It’s Summer Olympics……. As you see here……chipmunk is taking the high jump…… Rabbit has no match for the 100 yard dash…….. And groundhog is master of the shot put … Continue reading

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