I noticed this cottonwood tree at Zion National Park earlier this summer. When I looked closer, there was no soil under the tree itself! It had been washed away by seasonal floods, but the tree’s stout roots grew deep into the ground to support it.
I had a mint plant in a pot on my back porch last summer. It smelled so nice and added a pretty bit of green between two chairs! But it had grown out, becoming stringy and deadish in places. So I trimmed it back to give it new energy to grow. Continue reading “Trimming & Pruning”
Here’s a peek into my back yard. Without the sun penetrating them, my windows look clean, right?
I have been noticing the clouds, and how they reflect the light of the sun. We use sunny days and blue skies as an analogy for happiness. But, it is when the sunlight catches the clouds that we can actually see the play of its brightness. It is clouds that make for gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. Yet, cloudy days are an analogy for sadness.
I was out picking weeds. But then in the quiet, I got to thinking. And as ideas came, I snapped photos of the weeds in my yard (who does that?!), and came in and sat down to write. The weeding will have to be finished later. Instead I’ll share my thoughts with you … Continue reading “Weeds in our Lives”