Winter Beauty

One of my four favorite seasons  year is winter. (Yes, for various reasons, I love each one. I’ve seen them all from South Carolina to western, mountainous and eastern North Carolina; some Southern states get hit with hurricanes more often than the rest of the South. But other parts of the South get hit by … More Winter Beauty

I Love Trees

I am, and have been for a long time a “tree hugger.” Being a teenager in the 60s, I was a “flower child” of sorts. I loved living things and nature. I have always had a special bond with trees. Trees are a life form I love and respect. These sentinels of nature have “seen” … More I Love Trees

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

A Modern Psalm

Although this is not a Sequoia it is a one hundred and nine year old tree at Williamsburg, VA.  It’s huge outstretched arms seemed to make it appropriate for the picture. I wrote this poem several years ago and decided to share it. I just made some changes in this poem to help the flow of … More A Modern Psalm

Ready For Fall??

Is it time to start pulling out your fall clothes? Since Fall begins on September 23 here are some photos of the beauty of changing leaves that I have collected over the past few years to help you transition into Autumn.                 Halloween wil follow next.

People And Trees

                                                                                              Fallen tree still leafy. I am, and have been for a long time a “tree hugger.” Being a teenager in the 60s, I was a “flower child” of sorts. I loved living things and nature.  I have always had a special bond with trees. Trees are a life form I love and respect. These sentinels … More People And Trees