A Walk Along The River

My husband and I took a walk along a local wooded trail on Saturday. A windstorm earlier in the week had stripped most of the fading autumn leaves from the branches, giving us an almost unencumbered view of the river. I love walking alongside the river, particularly the portions where the water seems to rush …

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NaPoWriMo: Cinquains

NaPoWriMo rolls on, but the words were not rolling off my pen (or keyboard) today. I had a very difficult time writing something for today's post. I wrote a heartfelt poem earlier today which I might polish up and publish later. It's too close to my heart to post until I feel like it's ready. …

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Lessons I Learned From My Dog

Tasha is a hyperactive, intelligent, loving Australian Shepard mix who came into our lives almost eight months ago. She isn't the first dog who has worked her way into my heart, but she's made a tremendous impact on my life and the way I live it. Her boundless energy and capacity for getting in trouble …

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Why I Love the Rain

I've always enjoyed a summer rain shower and find thunderstorms energizing. When the clouds come rolling in and the wind picks up speed, I'm the first to welcome the first dollop of water that falls from the sky, or the quick burst of driving rain that soaks everything and everyone in its path. Yes, I'm a …

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