Feathered friends on bitter cold day

I hid inside all day. Fierce winds added to a 10 degree F day takes ones breath away. I made hot soup and several mugs of tea to stay warm. The birds need extra food to keep warm and were busy visiting our feeders. Their bright colors definitely brightened my day! Advertisements

Chicken of the Woods

I have always wanted to learn more about foraging for mushrooms.In New Hampshire I’m told there is probably nothing that would kill you but you could eat something that would make you so sick that you’d wish you were dead. I’d really like to avoid that feeling! As it turns out, an old friend I…

Turning over a new leaf

I loved how this tiny tree was changing color one leaf at a time. It is interesting how we do such different things from one season to another. Last week it was still officially summer. It was in the low 80s most every day. There were many people out at the park on my noon…

Changing Colors

This week flew by. This month flew by. Summer flew by. Life flies by. With the movement of time, there is always change.  We can’t hold onto even one single moment. It is here and then it’s not. Moments of great joy, moments when you feel really strong – it turns out we can’t hold…

Gathering Seeds

Seeds. Little packets of new life waiting to experience the world. What if human beings’ role on this earth has always been about helping plants to get from one place to another? Now wouldn’t that be a bit of humble pie? The seeds in the purple tub will be spread in the unmowed v-shaped patch…