a large drop of sun

    โ€œA large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the spot of its going. And dusk crept over the sky from the eastern horizon, and darkness crept over the land from the east.โ€…

the hummer and the hawk

Two of our backyard creatures one in the front yard, the other in the back both so different yet both magnificent both keep a watchful eye on me while I weed the gardens one is just a bit more intimidating than the other ย ๐Ÿ™‚


The places we escape to, are often right here at home I’ve been scarce here lately. Both of my sons came home for a visit and we enjoyed some much needed family time. And since it’s summer, like many of you, I have been spending a lot of time outdoors. In fact, most sunny mornings I take my laptop out on our deck and…

the road to spring

I believe we have finally reached our destination. more to come!