Wordless Wednesday down at the lake… All photographs taken by me at Lake Pine, Apex NC. June 2017. Please enjoy, visit, support, and care for our local, county, state, and national parks.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about? ~Henry David Thoreau I watch the ants as they speed around a small area of my garden. I’m amazed at how quickly they dart about. I watch as they push through the clay and move it … More The Business of Busyness
This is a post I wrote last year for my 48th birthday. I’m sharing it again today. Tomorrow is my actual birthday but, as I have plans, I won’t be blogging. If you know me well, you know I love growing older. I’ve had too many family members and friends who were not given the opportunity … More On the Occasion of a Woman Turning 48
I’ve been exploring my hometown the past few months. No, I’m not new to the area: I’ve lived here 31 years. I guess I’ve been like the man in the fable and not paying attention to the diamond in my own backyard. But that’s changed. I’ve discovered so much about Cary NC lately, especially the … More The Inevitable Hour and One Wild and Precious Life
I’m thinking of my mom today. It’s hard to believe she’s been gone nine years this month. Somehow, it seems like she is both still with me–only a phone call away–and also that she’s been gone for a lifetime. Both statements are true. It has been a lifetime ago. I’m not the same person that … More Mothers, Daisies, and Time