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.

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” history … More I Love Trees

Winter Beauty

One of my four favorite seasons is winter. (Yes, for various reasons, I love each one.) Recently much of the South was hit by various levels of snow, and freezing temperatures. North Carolina got varying levels of snow which was above the average for a year. Snow, to me, is part of the Christmas season. … More Winter Beauty

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