I spent most of three days watching the clearing of a 1.8 acre lot which I sold recently. The operation was both sad and fascinating. The company that did this work was efficient, the crews worked magnificently together, and the huge trees fell precisely as intended…where they had stood for a hundred years.Continue reading “bringing down the trees: a study in accuracy & precision”
The closing date is near, and soon most of these blooming trees in the photos will be gone forever. Not all…the part being sold is about 1.7 acres, but the remaining six or so acres will remain family property. Here are a few of the phots I took the other day when SisterContinue reading “A walk with Sister down back…”
My gardening is about as haphazard as my housekeeping. Plants and trees just sort of fend for themselves, and left to their own devices they never cease to amaze me. Years ago, when I first built this house, planted assorted trees and other plants….not counting the volunteers in my notorious “tree garden.” One of theContinue reading “….a surprise in my Tree Garden”
Friday was beautiful…75 degrees F. On Saturday the cold and snow came in! The photos may serve as reminders of the Summer of 2016. (as of November 18-19, 2016) Continue reading “LAST DAY OF SUMMER”
(Carpe Diem’s July 2016 Mysterious Nature series.) Hawthorn branches tease beautiful or repugnant snow blossoms surprise © Sometimes, 2016
Druids dance freely carefree in pristine white robes with Holly on guard. © Sometimes, 2016 for Carpe Diem, July 2016, Mysterious Nature feature.
Old Elm tree American Elm once a pest… limbs too much shade, extinction well on its way lives in memories tree farm grows crop of sad seedlings? Not at all… consider chance of life or none at all. A purpose, not waste. Of all gifts nature has for us best of all may be treesContinue reading “A trio of Shadorma poems of Trees”