Trees turning golden against a robin’s egg blue sky I am joy-filled.
Magnificent in carriage, royalty on four flashing hooves. One with earth and sky, restless, going from grazing to galloping, just like that! Eager for attention, yet shy. Gliding across the field, allied with the natural world. Sailing with ease over golden grasses, haughty and humble at the same time. Optimal energy in every stride,… Read More ›
When I bought these (I think from Salman Ranch Nursery near Mora), I believe it said ‘daisy’ on the sticker. These don’t look like daisies. What you don’t see in this photo is another clump of similar flowers – mostly gone now – that have sort of striped petals. I know, weird, huh? A walk… Read More ›
THE LEAF The vine drops its leaf, its pattern a reminder, Nature on display. Beauty so sublime, lacy traces of waning autumn seeking sleep. Leaf in a garden, dropped on a canvas of soil, artfully graceful. __________ Photo: Sharon Vander Meer
Come autumn, Mom couldn’t pass up a roadside farm stand. She had to stop, shop, buy. The bright array of produce – juicy apples – plump pumpkins – piquant chili peppers – green and yellow squash and more, much better than any store. Vibrant color, mixed aromas of melons, dirt from the field, sawn wood… Read More ›