Crickets Quiet

September 20 The evening walk will soon disappear, and my routine will have to change completely. Sunset is at 6:58…

Green Fades, Edges Yellow

September 13, 2021 Really warm in the sun, but the coolness seems to be emanating from the ground. Overnight the…

Real News

Isn’t it wonderful that every spring is exciting? It never gets old. And no one ever says, gosh, this spring…

Shade Fall

This spring has been heartbreakingly beautiful. Is it truly this stunning? Or is it outlined with the brush marks of…

Local Beauty

The other day I went for a hike at a nearby state park. It was a Sunday, and I made…

April Flowers

Spring is truly a miracle in these parts. It’s the best drug there is. That people aren’t walking around in…

Spring Break

I’ve taken a break here for a few weeks, and at first it was hard and now it’s hard to…

Cultivation

Where are you? What’s the weather like by you right now? Let me tell you what it’s like in lower…