The weather has been unseasonably warm the last few days, and although we’re supposed to get some more rain soon, I enjoyed a hike though Catalina State Park last weekend. Because we’ve had such a wet winter, the desert is really springing into life!
The woods are coming to life! There are a fair number of wildflowers out, some of which I can identify, and others which boggle my mind. Maybe you all can help me with these plants? Continue reading
Spring is in the air! I walked around the garden today. The birds are singing, and plants are starting their first real growth of the year! Continue reading
I ended my last post with a quote. Now, I’d like to begin this post with another. This is from the Tao Te Ching, and brings together my thoughts of springtime and tranquility.
“Attain the ultimate emptiness
Hold on to the truest tranquility
The myriad things are all active
I therefore watch their return Continue reading
I took another long walk today, photographing plants that caught my interest as I went along. I was hoping, once again, to find some sign that Spring is on it’s way, what with the equinox being three days away. I should have known better, since temperatures didn’t rise above freezing at all today and it snowed this morning, but I did get some nice pictures for you so I call it a success. Continue reading
I went on a walk in the woods today. Not to far from where I live there is a protected peat bog, so I went out looking for signs of spring-time. I didn’t find any new growth yet, but I did stumble on some important life lessons that I want to share. Continue reading