Category Archives: Mother Nature

Mother Nature’s Calendar

The calendar said it was the first day of Autumn this week.  Signs abound in our neck of the woods. Colorful leaves on the neighbor’s sugar maple. Buds are about to open on our Montauk daisies. Apples keep falling off … Continue reading

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This and That

Life is good; life is wonderful.  New neighbors are moving in.  A new puppy is trying its walking legs.  All wobbly, floppy. Here and there when it walks.  Circled around my legs and licked my hand this morning.  Conversations of … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Meander

Sometimes the imagination flows freely and creativity flows easily.  Other times the writer’s block tries to call a halt!  Those are the times that Mother Nature is there in response. Today I invite my readers to meander through colorful gardens.  … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s Sense of Humor

 Mother Nature provided us an April Fool’s joke. Spring snow. That is Upstate New York. Our daffodils shivered in the cold, windy garden. Tis’ Easter season with ladies wearing their finery and Easter bonnets of all colors decorated with flowers. … Continue reading

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Blustery Winds Howl!

Blustery winds emit long plaintive cries during the night as snow swirls across the landscape.  Mother Nature boasts her strength once again.  Chilly arctic air. The critters have scurried for shelter. Left behind a bevy of tracks in the sn0w. … Continue reading

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Hope Sustains, Hope Remains

  Even as snow covers the ground, there is hope of spring -it will finally arrive. Rampant, worldwide pandemic affects all of us; yet, there is hope, HOPE. Look into the eyes of a child anticipating gifts for birthdays and … Continue reading

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The Morning Hours

It seems that early fall days provide beautiful sunrises and stunning sunsets. Our daughter has seen lovely ones on the beach at Southampton, New York, on Long Island.  We privately celebrate the colorful brush strokes of many hues. Hurricane season … Continue reading

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Hush Now! Listen!

Hush Now! Listen! Exuberantly Mother Nature attempts to lure and entice us with meandering mountain streams and brooks. Comforting sounds to our ears. The creatures in tropical climates offer varied sights and music to our ears. Gazing at soothing colors … Continue reading

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On Hurricanes and Drills

  Natural disasters: we read about and view them almost daily. Now enter Matthew. No, not a family member, but one shared by several of our family members. It’s a hurricane unleashed by Mother Nature as if informing us of her wrath … Continue reading

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