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An old tree

I have been thinking a lot about trees lately. In our backyard we have a massive old oak, probably 60 to 70 years old. It dominates our yard with a wide canopy casting shade, towering over all of the other … Continue reading

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Seasons

“Summer nights and long warm days, Are stolen as the old moon falls, And My mirror shows another face, Another place to hide it all” – Chris Cornell, “Seasons” I look out my window on this first day of November and notice that … Continue reading

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What are you doing this weekend?

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” –  George Eliot What are you doing this weekend? Me? I will be blowing leaves, … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns part II

Back in August I posted my acorn thoughts, reflections and predictions. Well here I sit, October 20th and we, as I thought we would, are being bombarded by acorns. Apparently, this is a big year for acorns not only in … Continue reading

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A Poem: Shadow of Fall

The Summer heat bends me like dry grass in a field, brown and broken Taking shelter from the sun’s rays of cruelty and disdain for all that venture forth I count the days in degrees, a human measure of intolerance and humidity … Continue reading

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It’s Raining Acorns (with apologies to The Weather Girls)

“From little acorns mighty oaks do grow”-American Proverb In about two months my yard is going to sound like a war zone. I am blessed (in the Summer) and cursed (when the acorns and leaves drop in the Fall) with … Continue reading

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