Tag Archives: nature

And He Did

Dad was diagnosed with cancer on April 21, but I had the feeling he was sick the week before. About the same time that my gut began to tighten, the huge oak tree fell at my studio. As soon as … Continue reading

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Said the Old Tree

We lost another old friend down at the studio. I noticed she was leaning to the left just a few days before it happened. I am quite certain another will grow in her place, and the wood will make for … Continue reading

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The Farm Is Just Fine

This massive oak fell during one of the horrific winter storms we had in February…   …but she had no idea she was down and sprouted her leaves with the spring.   The hay fields are freshly cut…     … Continue reading

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Georgia Weather

Georgia got so cold that her pansies couldn’t grow… But her warm Helleborus melted the snow. She grew a lush carpet while the moon watched overnight…. And the Amazon lily leaned toward her light. She bakes, freezes and turns fog … Continue reading

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Time To Cut The Hay

It’s time to cut and roll the hay again. Although the fields flourish with an abundance of grass, the days are getting shorter, the slant of the sun says “September,” and this week’s forecast calls for no rain. The tractor … Continue reading

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“When They Are Gone, the Silence Goes”

This was originally published five years ago today in The Harris County Journal. Here’s to the last day in love month and a salute to that which I love so much –the land. There is something in the forests. A silence that lives among the giant oaks, … Continue reading

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An Ode to Comfort this Love Month

COMFORT: Where is it found? Webster’s defines the enviable state as being “free from worry, pain, or trouble.” It is what we humans seek from the time we are born until we die. Having it brings joy; losing it causes pain; … Continue reading

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