Late Summer Comes to the Farm

While the earth remains, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:22 Summer is almost over and soon the leaves will fall, the garden will suffer frost, and the super-heated days will be forgotten. We all love summer, but there are things to relish in every... Continue Reading →

Summer’s Bounty

  Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson  When summer comes with flowers and fruit, vegetable garden, and plenty, we rejoice in the fullnees of it. We sit on a shaded porch or walk in a wildflower painted... Continue Reading →

Roses

The roses are beginning to wiggle free of their buds and reach for the sunshine and warmth. They sway in the morning breezes and drip- drip-drop morning dew like leaky cups. They invite bumblebees. They call for passersby to stop and smell their special fragrances. "New," they call out, "try our finest seasonal perfumes. Don't... Continue Reading →

Spring Comes Softly

"Spring comes so softly that we don't hear her voice until we have seen her wave her green. Suddenly there is color and music and our hearts fill with each note." c.e. hollis Spring Comes Softly The daffodils, crocuses, and hyacinths are first to show up. They are "sudden" clumps of green stems and among... Continue Reading →

So Goes the Summer

As summer lingers with overheated days and evening thunderstorms, potted plants pine away as if they are exhausted. The porch swing is too lonely a place, yet a cat volunteers to keep me company. The air is heavy with moisture and heat. It is uncomfortable to sit outside and read; so I stay in under... Continue Reading →

Winter

Winter Surprise by elece hollis It's winter. Days are cold and often the sky is gray, But wherever I roam, wherever my eye looks There is life, beauty, color, design----Signs of a living, breathing, caring, artistic god.

Cactus Blossom

The Color White By Elece Hollis Spring is yellow forsythia and daffodils, red of tulips, hyacinth purple, white crocus, lilies and all shades of bright. Summer is every color under the sky-blue, it's every shade of green, white clover, and red roses a picket fence. Fall has crimson apples, sunflowers, leaves of orange, yellow, and... Continue Reading →

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