Birds of Oklahoma Winter

  Oklahoma with its mild winter is host to many birds. The meadowlark and the cardinals keep busy and wait out spring along with nuthatches and the tiny tufted titmouse. The meadowlark with its yellow chest and belly and its stripes and choir scarf of jet black is my favorite of all the birds. The... Continue Reading →

Time

You're a man, you've seen the world––The beauty and the wonder and the power, The shape of things, their colors, lights and shades, Changes, surprises–– And God made it all!Robert BrowningTimeBy Elece HollisTime for vases of daffodils on the windowsill.Time for filling the hummingbird feeders.Time for sunny warmer days and thunder-stormy evenings.Time for treefrogs singing after rain.Time... Continue Reading →

My Fairy Garden

 I heard fairy gardens are very popular this year. "What's a fairy garden," I asked? They are, or so I hear, large container gardens decorated with tiny lawn furniture and trinkets, small plants and vines, As a place where the tiny creatures might like to hang out on summer nights. Being an essentially hospitable person, I decided to make a... Continue Reading →

My Fairy Garden

 I heard fairy gardens are very popular this year. "What's a fairy garden," I asked? They are, or so I hear, large container gardens decorated with tiny lawn furniture and trinkets, small plants and vines, As a place where the tiny creatures might like to hang out on summer nights. Being an essentially hospitable person, I decided to make a... Continue Reading →

Azalea Gardens in Muskogee, Oklahoma

One April morning in Muskogee those azaleas begin to burst open. Everyone has been waiting.Horse drawn carriages carry the park visitors  around to see the park set on the hills west of town.Horses are one of the many happy sights.Ducks and geese are another!Friends stop to rest on one of the docks that surround the... Continue Reading →

Azalea Gardens in Muskogee, Oklahoma

One April morning in Muskogee those azaleas begin to burst open. Everyone has been waiting.Horse drawn carriages carry the park visitors  around to see the park set on the hills west of town.Horses are one of the many happy sights.Ducks and geese are another!Friends stop to rest on one of the docks that surround the... Continue Reading →

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