Cheerful and Creepy

In the fall of 2007 I became acquainted with what I considered a unique spider. The first sign of this spider was the web which was at a 45 degree angle to the ground and had a roundish shape with little cottony clumps strategically placed on its web, along its border and angular anchor webs. … More Cheerful and Creepy

Wintering Trees

I’ve been talking with the trees: “Please do not shed your leaves.” Please keep your beautiful colors of fall. When nature rings at spring o’clock, Without warning give the fall leaves the drop, And let the spring leaves come when they will.” Why stand without your leafy blankets, When you know wintry winds may give … More Wintering Trees

What Is a Peacemaker?

During the present times there is anger, pain, frustration, uncertainty, violence, hate, rage, and suspicion of people from different cultures, political parties, and religions. It is difficult to be at peace, find peace, or even make peace. And there are so many more problems in our world, which may amplify all of those emotions. The … More What Is a Peacemaker?