Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Cure for the “Blahs”

February – Twenty- eight days of a faded green and muddy brown landscape washed over with a dull gray mist. Throw in cold drizzle, and I find myself with a bad case of the “blahs.” BUT Mother Nature doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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Tapered tulip petals wrap tightly around each other, a hint of the blooms to come. In a vase, they stand at attention amid graceful green leaves – my private garden. Eventually, these shy flowers open up, trusting that they are … Continue reading

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Morning’s Company

I heard a gentle bump against the window sill the other day. When I looked up, a Mourning Dove was peeping in at me. The dove moved from pane to pane, stretching its neck to peek over the window frame. … Continue reading

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It’s rare that I don’t spot at least one hawk on my trips from the city to the country. The sight of one of them perched on a fence or on the uppermost bare branch of a tree warms my … Continue reading

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