Looking for butterflies…

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Once I had a butterfly garden, and every day I was treated to displays of fluttering beauty. Despite enjoying its charms, I sometimes grumbled when tending to the wild garden during the heat of summer. Now that garden is a memory. I look out of my window and see shimmering water, trees, and a few […]


Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

I wonder if vertigo is a reminder from the Universe that stability is just an illusion.


Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Hidden The morning after the storms, I went looking for the vibrant flower that had hung so proudly over the garden wall. But, the rains and winds had battered her; and instead of a glorious bloom, I found her sad remains. I am too late, I thought. ┬áThen I looked up and saw a hidden […]

Gulls, gulls and more gulls

Friday, January 14th, 2011

I know we have all heard the saying, “birds of a feather flock together,” but I now have proof positive that it is true! Every year in January, I attend the Space Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival in Titusville, Florida. One of the field trips advertised during the event is the Gull Fly-in at Daytona […]

Christmas Eve – Talking to the Animals

Friday, December 24th, 2010

I remember each Christmas, a delightful story told to me when I was a child. According to the legend, at midnight on Christmas Eve, animals were able to speak to us with human voices. How I wished I could stay up to witness this miracle, but a good little girl needed to be tucked in […]

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