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Where I am from

Where I am from I am from the dark soil of vineyards first seeded by Roman conquerors and still yielding a famous Riesling on the high slopes of the Rhine River. I am from the dimmed hopes of parents who … Continue reading

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Introducing my Emerald Mountain Sanctuary blog

Hello to all my Beauty Along the Road readers! I would like to introduce you to a second blog which I started on my business website, Emerald Mountain Sanctuary. My husband and I recently completed the construction of a small … Continue reading

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Beauty of the Night

Luna Moth Dream now until daylight wanes Pale green beauty of the night Soon you rise on silken wings To consummate your mating flight.

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How Many Shades of Green?

Today, I took myself and my camera for a walk to document everything green. Following torrential spring rains, the river valley is quite wet and covered with fresh spring grass. Tiny sprouts of herbs, flowers, trees, and mosses are stretching … Continue reading

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Sunday Stills: Cold as Ice

Here is the poem again, if you cannot read it on a small screen: Bare Bones Frozen night slides into hazy blues. Trees and grasses holding in standing firm. Stiff outer armor Soft dreaming inward Waiting knowing waiting Bare bones … Continue reading

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