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The oak tree and other perils*

There were places you didn’t go. Places heavy with the possibility of guilt. Places you stared at from a distance, drilling your eyes into the forbidden spot, but up close you cast your eyes down in case you were turned to stone or worse, rejected. 440 more words


Inspiration at the nature center

I found a great spot for painting outdoors at the Ashland nature center. It has ponds, gardens, trails, trees, and a lot of wild life. It is 10 minutes away from my house and quiet, except for all of the chatty beautiful birds. 53 more words

Finding Home

The Gentleman was in charge of picking out the song for our first dance. For months we would email each other song titles and favorite Pandora stations — in the midst of my other plans, I fully pawned this off on him. 1,334 more words



The cycle of life and death in nature.

In October last year I wrote about the loss of my soul mate an oak tree called the… 75 more words


Walk Worthy

Have you ever liked someone and known they didn’t like you back. You tell yourself that you don’t like him or her, over and done with right? 575 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threshold

What better way to capture the theme of  a Threshold than at the door of a library where new beginnings await in every volume … a place where the Tree of Knowledge lives and calls us to open its pages and embark on a new journey or skill. 130 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

My Backyard

I’m sitting at the kitchen table on my laptop looking out the back windows. I see birds — robins and blackbirds — on the ground in our backyard looking for worms. 285 more words