The Battle of Hop Brook Pond

it started as a quiet day on the pond just me and two swans by the banks that is, until two noisy geese landed in the water and all hell broke loose! Mr. Swan was clearly not happy sharing his space he got all bent out of shape his feathers all puffed up like a sailboat in full sail he began to glide at…

sunny window

“The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face. Frown at it, and it will in turn look sourly upon you; laugh at it and with it, and it is a jolly kind companion.” ~ William Makepeace Thackeray

river walk

“You and I can turn and look at the silent river and wait. We know the current is there, hidden; and there are comings and goings from miles away that hold the stillness exactly before us. What the river says, that is what I say.” ~ William Stafford  a few weeks ago, I discovered a new area to hike a wildlife preserve that runs…

the view from here

There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view. ~ Goethe

Christmas in April

so why do they call this a Christmas Cactus when it never blooms on Christmas?