Since I’ve Been Gone

Since I’ve been gone from the blogging world, WordPress changed the format for drafting and posting. I don’t like it. It’s taking me forever to figure out how to add photos. What is this block thing? Why can’t I just write paragraphs as if on a page? Why do I need blocks? So frustrating. 🤦‍♀️

I hope this finds all my blogging friends doing well. I’ve had a lot happen over the months. Got a new doggy.

Don’t let that adorable face fool you. He’s a maniac. Super untrained and in need of tons of obedience. Got him at 21 months. He’s now 26 months. Named him Tre (aka Trey), as in the number three (in Italian), because he is our third Australian Shepherd. There is more to his story, but that’s for another time. I’m trying to get through posting on this new format.

Lots of other things have been going on in my neck of the woods. I’m sure you’ve all had plenty going on, too. Feel free to share an update about yourself in the comments.

In the meantime, I’m enjoying my favorite time of the year.

It looks like the tree trunks have faces and are about to start talking.

Here is a zoomed in view of those trunk-faces.

Due to all that’s happening in our world, I haven’t been in the mood for blogging. The things I want to say will only add to the tension. I’m popping in to put up a few recent colorful photos and to say hello to whomever reads this.

May all of you be blessed with a colorful fall and a vibrant, healthy life.

life, weather

Morning Serenade

First thing in the morning, I step outside to let the dog out. Steam billows from my breath and crispy white sheets crunch under my boots. A soothing song greets me from high above. Wait, what? There’s a bird singing? I can’t remember the last time I heard a bird sing. The branches are still bear and the ground is blanketed in white. Birds don’t sing in the winter. Am I dreaming?

I blink upwards, then squint to focus between the spiny sticks. Something flitters.

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life, nature

The Difference A Season Makes

I find Nature’s instinct and changes fascinating. Never afraid of what lies behind the corner as It dies and gives life once again.

Last summer I took lots of pictures of berries.

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