The simple, seasonal pleasure of ice skating

“Winter is here, best time of year, come on along sing a skating song…” One of my fondest childhood memories was ice-skating on a small rink my best friend’s dad built for us in her backyard.  Round and round we would soar feeling the chill of the air on our cheeks.  Not an iPhone or computerContinue reading “The simple, seasonal pleasure of ice skating”

Daily Post…Framed by Nature

“I felt like lying down by the side of the trail and remembering it all. The woods do that to you, they always look familiar, long lost, like the face of a long-dead relative, like an old dream, like a piece of forgotten song drifting across the water, most of all like golden eternities ofContinue reading “Daily Post…Framed by Nature”

WPC “Half-Light”

Nature’s first green is gold Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. Robert Frost https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/half-light/

One Word Challenge – “Up Close”

“Each sunshine-moment twinkles by A white-winged, wandering butterfly…” ~W.T., “Honeymoon Cottage,” Chambers’s Journal of Popular Literature, Science, and Arts, 1862 June 28th “Just living is not enough,” said the butterfly, “one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.”  Hans Christian Andersen “Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp,Continue reading “One Word Challenge – “Up Close””