Tag Archives: nature

Crushed

Watermelon, honeysuckle, lemon tea with mint Chasing shadows on the lawn and followed where you went Too young, the oak trees whispered Too soon, the river knew Our promises weren’t false, but then they weren’t exactly true I smiled the … Continue reading

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Grateful

I love this time of year. November brings a sort of stillness and quiet, animals settling in for the winter, people slowing down. (Well. . . they speed back up in December, but then they slow down!) As Thanksgiving nears, I … Continue reading

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Morning Mist

This morning I headed out early. I mean real early. I woke up at four-thirty and got up shortly after. Around eight,  I decided I might as well drive on up to Red Top Mountain, one of my favorite places. … Continue reading

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My Answer Surprised Me

I was recently tagged on Facebook in a challenge to name the ten books that had most influenced  me. (I haven’t yet completed the challenge because I have tendencies toward procrastination. Just tendencies, haha.) But one book I know will … Continue reading

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Summer’s Busy Days

Summer’s days have not always seemed busy. But this year they have. Busy and full and rich, for the most part. Or busy and. . . well, just busy. When I was a child, the days in summer seemed long … Continue reading

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Bright Moments

The last half of this day, this Saturday, was full of sunny, bright, and springlike moments. The first half, not so much. As a matter of fact, most of the week, not so much. The earlier part of the week held tax … Continue reading

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