Tag Archives: nature

What Was It All About – 2016 Review

Michelle W. from the Daily Post challenges us to do a creative review of our best posts for 2016: “Can you pull all the strands of your 2016 together before diving into the new year?” My Beauty Along the Road … Continue reading

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Seasonal Bounty

As summer slips into the coolness of fall, nature gifts us with abundant treasures. The mornings are filled with mobs of birds flitting from branch to branch in the wild cherry tree eating its tiny fruit. Then they drop down … Continue reading

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Seasonal Abstractions

Winter is coming to an end, slowly but surely. Tree branches are swelling, sap is rising, the first robins have arrived. On a warm day recently, I saw a honey bee sitting on a patch of ice. No flowers in … Continue reading

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A Gathering of Winter Trees

High above the valley, there’s a place few people know. Hoch über them Tal, da gibt es einen Ort den nur wenige kennen. While the valley still has no snow, this mountain top forest is covered with it. Während das … Continue reading

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Below the Canopy

After weeks of lackluster fall colors, the final few glorious autumn days gifted us with a brilliant palette of colors. Wochenlang waren die Herbstfarben langweiling und glanzlos. Aber die letzten paar herrlichen Herbsttage beschenkten uns mit einer brillanten Farbenpalette. I … Continue reading

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