Easter is a time of new beginnings. This includes plants in our woodland.
There once was a woman who had a beautiful cherry tree. In its season it never failed to provide her with plump, juicy cherries. One day, however, she became dissatisfied with what the tree gave her. A group of lumberjacks offered her money for the reddish wood of the tree. She agreed to their deal, […]
The church was doing a series of programs on Monarch butterflies. It is spiritual the way their tenacity and purpose propels them through their cycles of life that take generations to complete. We don’t usually give much thought to butterflies even though they give us joy when we see them and they are awe inspiring […]
THE WINTER WIND IN THE WOODLANDS BLOWS FULL AND STRONG AND WITH PURPOSE. THE TREES TREMBLE AND SWAY AND BREAK SOMETIMES. SOMETIMES THE PIECES FALL ON THE DECK OR THE ROOF WITH A BANG! OR A THUD! THE WIND AND THE TREES BECOME ONE WHEN THE FAST MOVEMENT OF AIR MEETS HARD CARBON THE WIND […]
There are two Red Birds, a male and female. Are they courting? They are certainly communicating in a meaningful way. The boy is bright red and the girl is rusty crimson with an upturned tail. They are zipping and zinging and contrast well with the dark green understory as they play. They quickly fly back […]