Posts Tagged: trees

Trees are cool

At last!  It finally got up near 70 so I could come out of hibernation and get back to walking (don’t hate me because I’m warm-blooded)! The area I walk around my development is well-landscaped, but in no way a forest.  Even so, the variety of trees along the way is exceptional. There are many… Read more »

The sounds of man

It’s been a while since the last blog.  Frankly, I just didn’t have much fodder for blogging and my long-standing motto is “better no blog than a bad blog”. Of course, some of you might take issue with the posts I considered “good” blogs, but dem’s da breaks when you follow a personal blog.  Now, read… Read more »

Nature endures

One of the benefits that you can draw out of the awesome destructive power of nature (assuming you are not preoccupied with direct disaster) is the incredible protection taken by the apparently unprotected. As I watched the trees bending under the squall bands from Tropical Storm Isaac, I was brought back to our last (local) hurricane… Read more »

I think that I shall never see…

…a poem lovely as a tree. A famous line from a famous poem about trees by Joyce Kilmer is the perfect lead in to our post today about…trees! Or, more precisely, drawing trees. I’ve been drawing since I was single digits.  My art “improved” over time until it peaked some years ago (much like my… Read more »

Leaf me alone!

I swept “The Slab” today.  And the day before.  Also, the day before the day before.  And I don’t need to continue since you see the pattern. First things first.  “The Slab”.  This is my loving appellation for the concrete square in front of my house (but behind a tall wooden fence).  If it was… Read more »

Color me seasonal

Blecch. I apologize, O faithful readers, for yesterday’s post.  It was scatter-brained, filled with unfinished thoughts and typos.  As I mentioned in the post, I was plumb wore out and sadly, it showed. I’m starting today’s update on Day 3 of the Grand Road Trip much earlier, both to deter a repeat of last night’s… Read more »