April has arrived and spring cannot be far. I hear the red-winged black bird calling from the marsh proclaiming his arrival after his long journey north. Overhead I see a V swiftly crossing the sky and with it the chatter that so often reminds me of early spring. It will not be long until … Continue reading Spring Beauty
“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous” – Aristotle I would like to say thank you to all of my regular followers who read and like my posts on a regular basis. You encourage me to keep this blog going! My hope is … Continue reading The Goal
“I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits unless I spend four hours a day at least — and it is commonly more than that — sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields absolutely free from all worldly engagements” … Continue reading Sauntering
A few more inches of snow today added a softness to the woods. All the broken trails of the deer and the squirrels have been swallowed up, looking now as simple natural depressions. The forest appears draped in a white cloth and all seems still. Staring out the window convinces me spring is not near. … Continue reading In Full, Melodious Force!
“Nature we always have with us, an inexhaustible storehouse of that which moves the heart, appeals to the mind, and fires the imagination – health to the body, a stimulus to the intellect, and joy to the soul.” … Continue reading An Inexhaustible Storehouse