Category Archives: Nature

Springtime Walk

Yesterday my hubby and I decided to take a nice leisurely walk in the neighborhood. The weather had cooled down considerably and there was a nice cool breeze blowing. We took our walk just before dusk when the sun was … Continue reading

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Circle of Life

I walk a lot in my quaint little neighborhood.  I guess you could say we live in a valley (our neighborhood name even has the word Valley in it).  It’s very hilly and woodsy and we live at sort of … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to The Today Show: About April the Giraffe

Dear Today Show, I watched a clip from your show this morning with your comments about April the Giraffe. You know— the Internet sensation that none of you seemed to even be very familiar with. The very pregnant giraffe at … Continue reading

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Backyard Wildlife

Yesterday, while getting dinner ready, I happened to look out my kitchen window while washing my hands at the sink.  Our backyard slopes upward and at the top of our yard to the right are some woods.  I called my … Continue reading

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Swarm

This post is in response to the WordPress one-word daily prompt: Swarm I remember a time many years ago when my children were small and the periodical cicadas emerged from the ground in droves.  I think it may have been … Continue reading

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Mimosa Tree

Today’s WordPress one-word daily prompt is: Tree If I had to name my favorite tree, I would have to say it is the Mimosa tree.  We had a few in both the front and the backyard of the home I … Continue reading

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Fire Flies Alive and Well in Tennessee

I grew up calling them lightning bugs, but they’re synonymous with fireflies. I realized last night that living in the south all my life and seeing these critters year after year has made me take them for granted.  I almost don’t notice … Continue reading

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