I tried to put a pretty wreath around his neck but he protested. My heart was filled with cheer when he agreed to a photo shoot anyway.
Waterloo Bird Sanctuary Southern Michigan doesn’t have many grand vistas – especially at my dot on the map half way between the Great Lakes to the east and west. Within a couple of hours I can reach Lakes Michigan, Huron, and Erie but even there the vistas aren’t the same as where there are mountain ranges, great gorges or vast […]
Morning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry Come buy, come buy Apples and quinces Lemons and oranges, Plump unpecked cherries, Melons and raspberries, Bloom-down-cheeked peaches, Swart-head mulberries Wild free born cranberries, Crab-apples, blackberries, Pine-apples, dewberries, Apricots, strawberries – All ripe together In summer weather, – Morns that pass by, Fair eves that fly Come buy, come buy. Christina Rossetti […]
I was browsing my photo files for windows for Thursday Lingering Look at Windows and was distracted by photos I had taken last summer. Maybe I’m starting the slow transition to wanting to go back North – as soon as the snow melts. The photos that stopped me today were of the old Jackson prison that friend Julie and I […]
We took friends from up north on a drive through Florida’s 500 mile wide shallow, slow-moving river called the Everglades. There are narrow clearings along our favorite 25 mile dirt road where we can see a little further into the cypress forest and find beautiful birds who are looking for some lunch, and other creatures who are drawn to the […]