I sit in a forest of green listening to the morning songs of birds’ unseen and the distant drumming of a determined woodpecker. These simple pleasures are a gift from Mother Nature.
I awoke to the sound of raindrops dancing diligently upon the roof accompanied by a soft cool breeze drifting gently through the window below. The smell of autumn hangs in the air. Change is upon us once again. This is the time of year when nature shows us how simple and gentle change can be.
There is a unique quietness that accompanies a subtle rain. It’s as if everything settles in for the cleansing it will bring. I was witness to this this morning on my walk.
There is no doubt these are trying times. Our lives, as we know them, have been turned upside down and in many cases come to a halt. The coronavirus has created a pandemic and a once divided world now has one common goal and mission. Like other parts of the country….
If you spend a lot of time in nature, you are bound to have some magical moments. Nature is all around us. Sometimes grand in scope like a National Park and sometimes our own backyard. One of my magical moments happened on a grand scale – in every way possible.
Experiencing nature in its raw unspoiled state is exhilarating to say the least and one animal holds the magic and wonder like no other — the unbridled experience of seeing a wild horse! Why?
Do you ever wonder what it would be like to be a mole? I’m talking about the animal! Think about what it takes to live your entire life in a subterranean world. Well, one mole is getting its moment in the sun!
Yes! It has been awhile, but it is April now and spring has sprung here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! What I love most about the spring are the sweet subtle signs it brings. Like…
And just like that he was gone. Have you ever experienced a loss that completely turns your world upside down? I had that happen to me just before summer.
I have a special place I go to most mornings nestled within the trees. It is a perfect environment in which I am the outsider. With each visit, I quietly observe the pace of the world around me. Although it seems still, life is all around me.