Sunday, September 07, 2014

Looking for lunkers

The MK Nature Center recently stocked their waters with spawning salmon (that's why they are bright orange)

No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise
~ Lewis Carroll

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Skies of late August

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. 
~e.e. cummings

To see the Summer Sky
Is Poetry, though never in a Book it lie -
True Poems flee.
~Emily Dickinson

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Plants of summer

One generation plants the trees, and another gets the shade
~ Chinese proverb

Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.
~ Erma Bombeck

He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love
~ Proverb

Most men (people), like plants, possess hidden qualities which chance discovers.
~ Fran├žois de la Rochefoucauld

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

A little wildlife

Checkered White butterfly 

Look closely for the bee in flight 

So wild, she has to be kept behind glass 

Friday, July 18, 2014


I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance. 
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

Dancing is silent poetry. 
~ Simonides

Dancing faces you towards Heaven, whichever direction you turn. 
~ Terri Guillemets

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Beauty, spines, and determination

Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.

Where there's a will, there's a way
~ Proverb

Sunday, June 15, 2014

As evening comes

A mourning dove rests

A goose family heads for the pond

Another dove arrives;
They wait for the night.