When my son was a little boy, I thought I had to teach him how to fish, because every boy needs to know this. I knew nothing about the sport, but I went out anyway, and bought fishing equipment for our next big camping trip. Upon arrival, at dusk, in Maine somewhere, out to the [...]
The day is waiting! Dawn passed before I awoke, and the sun is getting too bright for comfort. Alas, one mustn't begrudge the sunshine, though there is nothing like a rainy day to set thoughts in motion. Having awakened with a clean slate, alongside one of many chores, and things to do, I ask, "Which [...]
On the first day of spring, another wintry day. Yesterday in the afternoon, and into the evening, too, a soft dusting, covered the land, and all the trees, through. The deep green hemlocks, blanketed in delicate snow. Winter wants not, to go away. TiffanyCreek
When there's nothing else to talk about, there's always the weather. Weather is the essence of nature, and a metaphor for human behavior, not to mention how much it can influence our mood and outlook. Today is no exception. The morning was beautiful, as I drove to work. There was a light fog, the sun, [...]
What brittle has fallen from tree to ground? Sprigs in a white snowy sea as Shadowy limbs face northeast. Branches flounder and drift northwest. Treading and losing breath Wind spent and shipwrecked twigs, creaking and breaking Submerging and reemerging, gasping for air Like dolphins in a ghostly powdery wave where no one goes. By Georgianna [...]
Why do people chase down their ancestors, pouring through letters and documents with frayed edges, faded ink on sheets of paper which crumble in your hands and between your fingers? I guess the answer is in the question. As we strive for a paperless society, documents become exceedingly inaccessible, buried in forgotten computer files, the [...]
A late bloomer, this peony lags behind the more brilliant pink peonies in the neighborhood.