Small creatures

“I cannot but have reverence for all that is called life.  I cannot avoid compassion for everything that is called life.  That is the beginning and foundation of morality.” (Albert Schweitzer)

Country Clematis

Beautiful little blooms with a lovely fragrance… Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

Back to School

Originally posted on Believing for Ben:
If I live to be 150 years old I won’t get over the fact that schools around here now begin the new school year the first week of August. And on a Friday. When I was in school… But that’s ancient history, and now is now. Grandson Ben is…


The first butterflies I’ve seen this season… Black Tiger Swallowtail American Snout Butterfly Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

Crape Myrtle

I have a huge Crape Myrtle tree on my property, but it’s not blooming yet, as it usually blooms in mid-August. However, smaller Crape Myrtle shrubs are in bloom everywhere. This one borders the property in town that my sister and I recently inherited. Linked to Cee’s Flower of the Day

My 10th blogging anniversary

WordPress recently reminded me that I created my blog site 10 years ago, and I cannot believe I have been blogging for that long! My first post was on August 1, 2012 and was an account of Why I Live In The Woods. Today I have 1260 WordPress followers and additional followers by email and on social…

Let me be as a feather

“Let me be as a feather. Strong with purpose yet light at heart, able to bend. And, tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” (Anita Sams)