walking into september

  “Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul… but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.” ~ Peggy Toney Horton Garden in the Woods, Framingham, Massachusetts

one summer evening

“I love how summer just wraps it’s arms around you like a warm blanky.” ~Kellie Elmore

she doth protest

I prefer my waterfowl well fed, thank you! Wachusett Reservoir Trails West Boylston, Massachusetts

the eyes of the dragonfly

I remember a summer day before the war, when I met, rare in any land, who completely deserve the name, so disparaged these days, of a “person of note.” I had caught a large dragonfly, malachite, turquoise, gauze and mother of pearl, and I showed it to him. This eminent man gave it a look, and predictable comment: “very pretty.” Then he started to…

here and now

  dear spring though you were a bit late to the party this year you have certainly made up for lost time thank you for all this new life and wonderful goodness as we head into the summer!