Month: July 2018

Poetry: Stout Volunteer

Standing stout and very proud, In this somewhat fertile ground… Here you see its vibrant blooms, Warding off some grey day glooms… Not quite planned, no others near, Grows this treasured volunteer… At this sight my day improves, And many… Read More ›

Poetry:Violet Star

On center stage, this violet star, Does call to bees, near and far… “Come close to me, sit a spell, Take home some sweet, from my well”… Responding quick, to this call, Come many bees, large and small… They don’t… Read More ›

Shapes and Petals

[Begin Scene] 5 yellow petals make a pointed yellow star… Small vines reach forth gripping onto the hexagon grid of green fencing.. Deep green leaves blend into a solid backdrop… Tiny spines glowing white in the bright sun… This cucumber… Read More ›


As brutal as nature can be, it is nice to see moments like this we can learn from. I snapped this mother mallard and her ducklings this morning on a nearby pond. Good families do indeed tackle rough waters together…. Read More ›