Tag Archives: nature

Spring.

Only two more sleeps until spring! “Spring was moving in the air above and in the earth below and around him, penetrating even his dark and lowly little house with its spirit of divine discontent and longing.”  -Kenneth Grahame, The … Continue reading

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Words to live by.

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Feeding Time.

September is a month of great change in Sussex County, and also in the beehives.  The autumnal equinox served as a signal to the queen to change her egg laying habits in preparation for a generation of healthy winter bees.  … Continue reading

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Words from Emily Dickinson.

Emily Dickinson is one of my favorite American poets.  I share her love of nature, and have always found delight in the way she broke her subjects down into their most simple and pure forms. Plus, she penned some great lines about bees! From … Continue reading

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Rain. On the Brain.

Of rainy weather we grow weary It’s makes me feel caged in and queer-y; Instead of vegetable tableaus We’re growing mold between our toes! I’m hoping all this raining From my new fields is draining And not drowning the chirping … Continue reading

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Time Flies. So Do Bees.

“This is a test of the emergency broadcast system.  This station, in cooperation with the Federal government, is conducting this test.  Were this a real emergency, you would have been instructed where to tune into in your local area to … Continue reading

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The Gears Are Always Turning

Bill and I are sitting out on the front porch as I write this. Here, in beautiful Morse Lakes, Bloomingdale, the sun is shining and the birds are twittering happily away. Off in the distance I hear someone using a … Continue reading

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