Category Archives: Mother Nature

An Oxymoron Sky

Bright sun, black sky late this afternoon. An oxymoron, Mother Nature’s playful way. Did she want us to look up? Take in the last color of fall? I was captivated. People walked by, never looking. I was the winner, others … Continue reading

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Creepy Sunset

My favorite intersection on the way home has beautiful sunsets. Tonight was different. The house! I’ve never seen it ‘come alive’. Halloween is here. Beware! Jennie

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Reflections

Jennie

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A Trilogy in Nature

Things happen in threes, right? First there was the silver lining. Have you ever seen clouds with a silver lining? A hummingbird traveled from flower to flower. I never get to capture this on a video, hummingbirds are far too … Continue reading

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Feathers

Tonight there were feathers in the sky. Jennie

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My Summer Children

My garden is my summer children.  I take care of the flowers just like I take care of children.  Every year the flowers are different, and I don’t know why.  Mother Nature has her own agenda.  Every year children are … Continue reading

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Thunderstorms, Courage, and So Much More

Two days of mid 90-degree heat is rare in May up here in New England.  I knew a thunderstorm would soon roll in.  I sat on my porch, watching the sky, and was drawn to memories of thunderstorms and how … Continue reading

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Colors of the Day – Flowering Tree, Moonrise, Sunset

Pink is exploding on the playground at school. This beauty of a tree is beside the climber. We climbed and looked in wonder. The moonrise on the playground above the tree’s early spring leaves glowed above a perfect circle. Children … Continue reading

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Stop and Smell the Roses, Jennie

This past week  was very busy.  It was school vacation week, so we we rolled up our sleeves to start on yard work.  Spring arrives late in New England.  Of course we had a delightful day driving to a lovely … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

Yesterday A scary weather forecast Today High winds and lots of snow Tomorrow Playing in the snow with the children Reading “Katy and the Big Snow” Jennie  

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