Category Archives: Nature

Frontasauras and the Clogged Gutter

I’ve heard that there are better times for cleaning out gutters rather than doing it in the middle of a drenching thunder storm… might have to check that out some day! Continue reading

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A Slightly Early Easter Story

I was sure I had right well killed every one of the Oriental lilies I planted last summer, and yet… Continue reading

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Lessons from the Sage

I marvel at the determination of tender shoots forcing their way up through whatever lies between them and sunlight. Continue reading

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Think Not Too Lightly of Life’s Little Things

In the same way the least bit of light can shine through the darkness, our kindness and encouragement can lift the hearts of others. Continue reading

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An Old Farmer Takes Stock of Loss

Any time when we have the opportunity to help someone else is a time for sowing good seed, whether in tragedy or just the usual. Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

If we’re going to let a Paul Simon song describe an afternoon climbing around the bluffs, we might want to be cautious in selecting a particular title. Continue reading

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Pausing Before the Woods on a Foggy Evening

I felt a bit bad about disrupting their evening feeding, but not bad enough to keep me from stopping and watching the deer for a while… Continue reading

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