Category Archives: Nature

Weather

“God thundereth marvellously with his voice; great things doeth he, which we cannot comprehend. For he saith to the snow, Be thou on the earth; likewise to the small rain, and to the great rain of his strength.” — Job … Continue reading

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Sometimes

Sometimes you come home from work and find that your little sister has put a vase of lovely fall flowers on your dresser. These are small, white asters. I believe that they are known, among other names, as Marsh asters … Continue reading

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Dandelions

Dandelions look like sunshine and smell like summer.          

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The Nest Inn

Well, the robin decided to move on, but his nest still has occasional use. Some time after he left, a pair of mourning doves stopped by and used it as an hotel for the day.  

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A Robin’s Nest

“What are you doing there, Robbin a Bobbin, Under my window, out in the blue?” — from ‘Talents Differ’ by Laura E. Richards A robin built his nest in the crook of a tree branch right outside my bedroom window. … Continue reading

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Spring in Michigan

I took these pictures on April 12, 2013. We got an ice storm the night before, which covered everything with a layer of ice. By late afternoon, however, all the ice had shaken off and only a bit of snow … Continue reading

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Tracks in the Snow

I looked out of my window one morning and saw this:   The ground was covered with tracks from people hauling firewood to the porch and from the cat running back and forth. It reminded me of a story from … Continue reading

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