A Squirrel, a ‘Possum and a Yarrow

A Squirrel, a ‘Possum and a Yarrow

A Fantastic Fable Wind tore at Squirrel. Rain blinded her, but she kept going, an inch at a time, down the tree toward the river. The roar of the flood drowned out all other sound. The tip of ‘Possum’s tail appeared above swirling dark water near the bank where the Yarrow grew.  With the river […]

The Mystery of the Well-Fed ‘Possum

The calendar says springtime but winter in NW Arkansas is in no hurry to leave. Yellow forsythia blooms bravely against the east side of my house. The lilac is putting out leaves, testing the air to see whether it should be encouraged to bud. And seeds that have slept through the cold months are stirring […]

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