A Briar and Bramble Journal

Cottage Life on the Maine Coast

  • Auld Lang Syne
    “Love awoke one winter’s nightAnd wander’d through the snowbound land,And calling to beasts and birdsBid them his message understand. And from the forest all wild thingsThat crept or flew obeyed love’s call,And learned from him the golden wordsOf brotherhood for one and all.” ~Author Unknown All is quiet here at Briar and Bramble as a …

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  • Tidings of Comfort and Joy…
    Early holiday greetings, Friends! I have once again let time slip away from me since my last visit to the blog world. I apologize! This year more than most, I feel like the holiday season arrived at the door before I was ready. I have been trying to fit everything in, but it’s been some …

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  • A Sprig of Rosemary, for Remembrance…
    “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance. Pray you, love, remember. And there is pansies, that’s for thoughts. . .” I would like to dedicate this brief post to the memory of my Aunt. She left us two weeks ago, after a battle (with cancer) hard fought. I’m still trying to comprehend the loss. I’m in my …

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