Category Archives: Writing

A poem: One Life

The azaleas bloomed, Pinks and whites against a backdrop of summer grass waiting for the heat to rise Yellow dust, pollen lust, coats the landscape Spontaneous and unstable, whisked away by an afternoon rain or an April breeze This is … Continue reading

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Barbara Bush

“Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people – your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.” –  Barbara Bush I was … Continue reading

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Field of Weeds

“The soil under the grass is dreaming of a young forest, and under the pavement the soil is dreaming of grass.” – Wendell Berry There is still a little nip in the air but Spring has sprung in my part of … Continue reading

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White squirrel

According to The Transylvania Times; “Brevard’s white squirrels originated from a carnival animal truck. According to Brevard resident Mrs. W.E. Mull, a pair of white squirrels was given to her brother-in-law, H.H. Mull, by Mr. Black of Madison, Florida, in … Continue reading

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How does your garden grow?

I do the same thing every year and every year I say I won’t make the same mistake next year. I get anxious during that oh so small window of fake Spring that always peeks its head out the first … Continue reading

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The purpose of life

“The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” – Rainer Maria Rilke He goes by the name of Popeye. He couldn’t remember the story of why people started calling him that but he liked it enough … Continue reading

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I hear you knocking

Back in May of 2016 I told y’all the story a female Cardinal that comes to our home in late January and proceeds to fly into our den window, beating her little bird head against the window pane everyday, all day long through … Continue reading

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