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Frostweed (Verbesina virginica) "Blooms" in Central North Carolina

Frostweed – Verbesina virginica – is one of the very few plant species that can form unique and beautiful ice sculptures when winter conditions are favorable.  525 more words

Saying Yes to Gratitude

2016 has begun with Yes!

Its opening days brought glistening sun on frosty fields and the first snow of two winters. I’ve escaped the dark cocoon of my basement suite, into the light of the room I re-purposed from Mama’s piled up collections, abandoned projects, and perpetually drawn curtains, to openness from which I can see the mountain, the pink and gold sunrises, the chickadees playing in the bare lilac. 757 more words

Caring For A Parent