What words would you use to describe this duck? There are obvious descriptions like brown, swimming, floating, feathery, and so on. Then you could get fancy and say things like fowl, mallard, drab, dabbler, and social. Continue reading Just Ducky
This rhododendron bud is bursting with promise. But look at all that snow! Will the bud still open in the spring, or has its future been hijacked?
Up close, these barnacles look a bit alien, don’t they? Almost a little creepy! Here’s another picture to put your mind at rest about their danger: Continue reading Shut the Front Door!
In honor of our local snowy welcome to spring, I thought I’d write another snowy post!
Looking out on a yard of pristine, freshly-fallen snow brings such a sense of serenity. Everything looks so peaceful, fresh, and clean (especially from inside, while I’m drinking a hot cup of cocoa). But then…the perfectly smooth landscape is disturbed by someone who dares to walk through it!! Continue reading Disturbances
The snow has a charm of its own, but can you see the promise of future beauty? Here’s a peek at what’s coming…
Those same bare branches weighed down under the weight of melting snow will soon be covered in beautiful blossoms.
Tracks or ripples? Your mind can play tricks on you! Here’s another look…
Your perspective can change your perception.
From what perspective are you looking at your life right now? From a mountain or a valley…climbing up or sliding down…sailing along serenely or being tossed by the waves…fighting or hiding…hungry or satisfied…
One recent day when I took this picture, the sky was a very close mirror to my heart. Our family is facing a storm not unlike one we passed through last year. Our youngest son is facing another surgery within the next month or so, and that was not one of our goals for 2016! Continue reading There’s a Storm Comin’!