Category Archives: Small town life

Falling back

The beautiful season of autumn lets your senses sail away.  Fall in the country has it’s very own smell. The trick is to breathe deeply and notice it! Reminisce a bit, then brush your hands off, and appreciate each beautiful … Continue reading

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Counting my fall blessings

October in Illinois – the flowers are telling the evergreens to wait their turn! The Sunken Garden in Forest Park, Shelbyville, is just getting warmed up. The bees are still abuzz. It’s harvest time, after all. Things from the past … Continue reading

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Backyard Paradise

Spring is slowly, daintily, tiptoeing into the dance of seasons. Sunday, I chose to explore, enjoy, and try to express the wild beauty of my backyard. I hoped to even find morel mushrooms, just as I’ve hoped this property is home to Redbud … Continue reading

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Rain Delay

This spring has been delayed due to chilly, rainy weather and lack of sunshine. I last posted an optimistic blog about spring whispering.  Since then, winter yelled back. A little snow, a little ice, a lot of cold rain. It’s … Continue reading

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A whisper

Spring whispered to me this morning from my backyard. It was a very quiet whisper.  After all, it is February 13th in Illinois. Whispers are good.  Hope is better! For today friends, have hope!  

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