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Two Unfamiliar Sights

There are two things I haven’t seen in so long I almost forget what they are…. The sun and Peanut’s several thousand dollar smile. 

The April showers haven’t brought May flowers but more showers! 255 more words


GUEST POST: No Ordinary Storm

It’s an honor and privilege to get the chance to guest write AGAIN over at Transfiguring Adoption!  I have to tell ya, this is a pretty neat experience and LOVED taking a stroll down childhood lane, once again.   173 more words

Nature Notes

Rooks and White Violets.

Each springtime, I slow past greening banks, searching for the first white violets. I mistake them for the smallest things: ‘The shell of a little snail bleached/ In the grass; chip of flint, and mite/ Of chalk; and the small birds’ dung/ In splashes of purest white’. 450 more words

Walk in the Rain

Walk in the rain
Along the stream
Washes away
Nightmares and dreams

Smells like fresh air
Grass and green
Sky is white
Like slates wiped clean… 30 more words

What Happened To The Weather?

Today we saw sun, thunder, rain wind and hail. This was the view from our classroom window. What is hail?


May Day II

Today was May Day. The day is not an official holiday in the US, but it is celebrated by many as a spring festival. 258 more words


May Day and the icy end of April

May blew in last night from the south. Around midnight windows rattled and doors banged as winds slewed about the croft house. So much raucous energy needing space; and here by the coast it tumbled and shouted and threw buckets of warm water about. 783 more words