sweet swaying in the breeze…

Buckeye trees are in bloom with their long white flowered filled stalks. The wonderful cool breeze is pushing them around. They dance in perfectly choreographed waves, softly brushing against their invisible air partner. I fall in love with them all over again. And then they envelope me with the sweet scent from flower center. IContinue reading “sweet swaying in the breeze…”

Trees who wait…

There is a kind of lull here, some of the trees are dropping leaves, the Chinese pistache trees planted almost 30 years ago.  I’ve just learned that the female trees have red berries that turn blue, and so the tree that was planted by birds or winds or serendipity at the edge of cottage deckContinue reading “Trees who wait…”

Closing in on Summer

We are few days away from the Summer Solstice when the sun is supposed to stand still.  I am getting into my summer mode, slowing down, watching the sky, and smelling the river as I walk in the mornings. The birds seem to be extra busy around here for some reason.  It could be thatContinue reading “Closing in on Summer”

the glories of February

Rains that come and go, leaving golden light upon the hills. A few days ago it was “snowing” here with huge flakes filling the air but none were exactly sticking to the ground outside my window.  They just dusted the hills like a baker sifting confectioners sugar over cupcakes.  It was white, white across theContinue reading “the glories of February”