Winter’s Wildscape at Night

Winter’s Wildscape at Night

The bushes in my backyard, green and flowering in warm weather,  become gray, drab sprigs in the winter. The birds don’t mind. When moonlight silvers the yard, they crowd deep into the thick twigs, twittering and chirping, discussing the day’s happenings,  content to be hidden by darkness and their stubbly cover. A few wild, forest […]

The Old Umbrella Oak

The Old Umbrella Oak

  A large oak stands in front of the house that belonged to my parents. It is so tall and its limbs spread so wide that anyone standing under it during a rain is sheltered, as if by a giant umbrella. The tree is old and has seen many changes. A busy street a few […]

Out Among the Great Big Cats

Out Among the Great Big Cats

Have you ever been out among great, big, wild cats? Yesterday, my family and I made an excursion to Turpentine Creek, a wildlife refuge in NW Arkansas. I hope you click on the link to learn more about this place. It’s a home for abandoned, abused, and neglected wild animals, especially big cats. There are […]

Seeking Refuge from the Storms

Seeking Refuge from the Storms

The approaching hurricane is occupying my thoughts. How bad will it be? How soon will it hit? Please, Lord, keep everyone safe. I hadn’t realized I had so many family and friends in Florida, Louisiana, South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia. But, I do. I hope they and everyone else remain out of the reach of […]

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