Once there was a little orange pumpkin… … And he had a little friend. They didn’t know they were a different color or size… …They were just pumpkins. Pumpkins from the same farm… …In the same field Both under the same bright yellow sun… … They were friends Continue reading The Little Pumpkin.
Back in my college teaching days, I would always share the Langston Hughes short story, Early Autumn with my students. He describes a wonderful setting of autumn and every time this season comes around it reminds me of how marvelous the season of autumn really is. I think it also reminds me of how I … Continue reading Early Autumn.
As we approach the end of summer, I enjoy the cooler mornings and evenings, the golden light and the birds. We made a short trip to the foothills in pursuit of some wild turkeys. My son and I have had on our radar these ugly yet wonderful looking birds. Luck must have been on our … Continue reading Late Summer.
It was a great way to end the month of August with an owl sighting. We ventured out on a nature walk and followed some strange sounds coming from a trail. As we entered the middle of our trail we were walking, we decided to stop and listen for it again. I happened to turn … Continue reading Owl.
My son loves the garden. So much in fact, he keeps picking things before they are ready. We grow lots of radishes. We have to because he loves picking them when they are very little. It is very frustrating and cute all at the same time. He runs in the house in pure excitement with … Continue reading 4 1/2 Year Old Gardener.
I would sometimes rather look at a blurry image… Continue reading City.
Sometimes, my family and I love to stare out our back windows and watch nature go by. It is better than television. Little woodland creatures are fun to watch as they explore the yard and look for food and hop from tree to tree. Today we watched for awhile and then I decided to grab … Continue reading Backyard Visitors.