Blazing Stars Wildflower of the Prairies

Summer on the prairies is a continual feast of beauty. c.e.hollis July finds us half way through our summer season in Oklahoma. The prairies are roaring with life. Grasses are shoulder high and in them bees buzz and bumble from flower to flower. There are birds in the mix and butterflies everywhere. Wasps, cicadas, and […]

Dogwood Gardens

“If you have not heard the trees of the field clap their hands, do not think it is because they don’t.” McClandish Phillips Walking in the gardens this week, I was thrilled to see the dogwoods blooming like mad . They are the prettiest things. The joy of them feeds your soul like food feeds […]

Spring Whispers Promises

    Spring whispers promises and I wait through rain showers, in welcome warming sunshine, past misty mornings, and cool musical evenings. I watch buds on trees pop open and show new leaves and flowers. I watch the sprouts rise to reveal the first wonderful colors with hyacinths, crocuses, daffodils, and tulips in the flowerbeds […]