Tag Archives: nature

Of Pain and Beauty

Even at the end of a long, tiring day, going a bit out of our way for beauty is well worth the effort. Continue reading

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Chaplin Nature Center

A walk in the woods on a summer morning… there are certainly worse ways to start a day… Continue reading

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September Sunset in the Flint Hills

When what we think we have to do keeps us from admiring and absorbing the beauty around us, we have become too busy. Continue reading

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Watching the Storm

a long firing
runs a white hot wire
all across the northern sky: Continue reading

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An Altar of Light

There are prayers
spoken through open eyes,
praises given through lifted hearts, Continue reading

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Foreign Trade

ohnson Grass, kudzu, starlings and those huge water rats known as “nutria.”

This is the short list off the top of my head of great import ideas run amok. Continue reading

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Purpose Driven Life

Spring has surged
so green and sudden
that the Bradford pears
have already gone
from bloom to leaf. Continue reading

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