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How light, how loose

Life is short, and the days pass quickly, especially in winter, when we wake up and come home in darkness. My perennials have been stricken by the frost; they appear to have been caught totally off-guard, their leaves curling up with blackened edges. 354 more words


Where The Dogwoods Blossomed

My father bought a project, in a faraway place, around the bay in Maryland. I was three years old. It looked like we were moving out of the big city to a little community where I knew no one. 813 more words

Chatsworth Flower Show 2017: BlueBell Nursery

I’ve been to a lot of flower shows and admired a lot of outstanding show stands, so it takes a lot for an exhibitor to really knock my socks off. 323 more words



Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 272 more words

Donald Williams

A Walk or A Hike?

April 20, 2017
Mirror Lake
Roundtrip distance: 7.44 miles

What is the difference between hiking and walking?  Wikipedia says: Hiking is the preferred term for a long, vigorous walk, usually on trails, in the countryside; the word… 503 more words



Spring has sprung here in NY.

Spring! Dogwoods are in full bloom

A post shared by Teri Lucas (@terilucas) on Apr 28, 2017 at 10:54am PDT…

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May Day ~

Verse For a Certain Dog

  by Dorothy Parker

 Such glorious faith as fills your limpid eyes,
  Dear little friend of mine, I never knew.
  All-innocent are you, and yet all-wise. 96 more words