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Please Move Out, Winter

Okay, winter, it’s time for you to go You’ve overstayed your welcome You moved in months ago and made yourself comfortable Spreading your icy cold self all over the place And you waited until now, the last week of March … Continue reading

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Wake Up

March 20, 2013 was the first day of spring! Mother Nature and Old Man Winter put the kiddies to bed for a nice long nap. “You need your rest,” they said. Mother tucked the grass under a snowy blanket. The … Continue reading

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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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Christmas Break

It’s only December 13, and I’m not sure if I can listen to one more rendition of Frosty the Snowman walking in a winter wonderland, jingling sleigh bells at the most wonderful time of the year, waiting for Santa Claus … Continue reading

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The Commanding Wind

The wind blew so hard, trees whipped about like dizzy children spun around too many times for a game.  Bamboo branches pressed to the ground and then snapped back to attention at the wind’s commanding whistle.  Once the wind was … Continue reading

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Coloring Winter’s World

All the Christmas decorations are put away for another year.  I don’t know about you, but the house always looks so bare to me after the lights and shiny glass ornaments are gone.   Without the bright greens and reds, and … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Nature

Thanksgiving Day, a time to count our blessings.  Families, friends, jobs, good health, good food always make the list.  But as I spent more time with my list, it expanded to include the marvels of nature that brighten my world. … Continue reading

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