Wild Nature

I love living in a rural area surrounded by wildlife every day. I have many daily visitors, but on occasion I have the privilege of experiencing a few rare visitors up close. Nature always inspires us with its strength and beauty. It shows us endurance and perseverance that is unrivaled. It is amazing how this…

Birds of Spring

Spring is my favorite time of year. The garden is in full bloom, and all the couples return to enjoy the beautiful warm days. I always look forward to their return in hopes of seeing the new offspring. They bring such joy and happiness and a lot of laughter. The landscape just comes to life…

The Colors of Winter

Winter is my least favorite time to be outside. I miss gardening and flowers, and I look forward to the warm days of spring. One thing I do love about winter is how the birds and wildlife stand out in the leafless landscape. This year our area received a rare snow and ice that brought…

The Year in Colors

One advantage to 2020 was having more time to spend out in nature. It has truly been a blessing this year, and it is always inspiring with the unrivaled colors of the birds, and the flowers, and the landscape. Every year I look forward to new life and colors emerging with the anticipation of what…

Spring Hummingbirds

Every spring I look forward to the return of hummingbirds. I always prepare the nectar and set out the feeders as soon as I see the first birds appear. Hummingbirds also love a variety of colorful spring blooms throughout the garden. They are so much fun to watch. Their energy and antics bring joy and…

Colors of Spring

I love to see the colors of spring return to the garden and landscape. The arrival of spring birds brings vivid colors that are unrivaled anywhere else in nature. Their parade of hues in every color bring joy and inspiration and smiles, and they lift our spirits through the colors of spring. I hope everyone…

Nature’s Spring

Nature has a way of lifting spirits and inspiring hope and resilience like nothing else can. Sometimes all we have to do is look around to find nature’s unrivaled beauty. It gives us peace and strength and moments of laughter and joy. Nature calms the soul and inspires us to be kind to the world…

Birds of Winter

Winter can be dreary and bleak, but it can also be a time with so much beauty in nature. It is a good time to set out bird feeders to supplement their diet during the cold months. It is also a great way to attract many varieties and species, and it is a wonderful way…

Summer In the Garden

Summer has arrived bringing warm days and inspiring colors. All the seeds and bulbs have grown into beautiful plants and flowers, and nature is vibrant with life. The seasons pass so fast, but for a brief time, we get to enjoy the fleeting beauty of summer in the garden. I hope everyone has a wonderful…

Spring In the Garden

I love spring time in the garden. I like starting vegetables and flowers from seeds or bulbs and watching them bloom and grow, but it has become so much more than gardening as a hobby. Being close to nature and wildlife has become therapy for the soul. For a brief time, I get to be…