Category Archives: nature

Taking a Break

Two and a half years. That’s how long I’ve been posting on this blog. One hundred twenty-one posts. Once a week on Thursdays. Usually. Sometimes the posts were late. A few times, I didn’t post at all, like last week. … Continue reading

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Night Sounds

I was up in the very early morning hours the other day. Normally, I’m not up at that time, but when I am, my only company is a ticking grandfather’s clock and the hum of the refrigerator. Not this time. … Continue reading

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Birds’ Spring

While the robins have been strutting around acting like all the green grass is their kingdom, belonging solely to them, quietly, other birds have arrived to stake their claim. I didn’t notice until I saw the bubble-gum-pink azalea quivering, even … Continue reading

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Take a Spring Walk

White and yellow pansies crowd around yellow tulips Birds under leafy canopy chirp and sing a springtime song Clusters of lavender flowers tucked among wisteria leaves drape over a gazebo Tulips stretch long graceful stems to face the sun White … Continue reading

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Spring’s Party

Robins perch atop fresh mulch Spread out like a tablecloth On which flowers are placed to set a pretty table. Sparrows hop among gold and violet pansies Happy to be invited to spring’s annual party. Cream and magenta tulip tree … Continue reading

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Finally

Finally. The sun is packing a little more heat. The air is a little warmer. The breeze is a little calmer. Finally. Happy flowers popped their pretty little heads up, With petal hats of gorgeous red, pink, purple, yellow and … Continue reading

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Spring’s Promise

Each tulip bloom arrived in a closed cup of fiery orangey-red edged with a deep border of egg-yolk yellow. As they got used to the warmth of the room, the tulips gradually let their guard down and opened up a … Continue reading

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