Tag: nature

Pretty Pine


(crappy iPhone pic) As I was hiking Sunday afternoon, I glanced up to look at the sky. The clouds had cleared to reveal a robin-egg blue. I was thinking about what a nice day it was when something happened that I never expected: I…

Going out is going in


We were walking along the dirt road in the Oakmulgee National Forest when the sunset through the trees took my breath away. I took a picture so that I can have it forever.

Find the eggs


Sunday morning this beautiful killdeer greeted us in the church parking lot. Killdeer lay their eggs among rocks in order to provide camouflage for their protection. Indeed, she was creating such a ruckus, we didn’t immediately see her eggs. We may not have even…

Last night’s visitor


Recently the temperatures have been unseasonably warm. This has resulted in the early emergence of all kinds of critters and flowers. Last night, we enjoyed a visit from a young…amphibian. Benjamin and I went outside to set up his rain gauge when we found…

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