Category Archives: Fleeting Beauty

Fleeting Beauty: Going to Seed

Many folks keep a watchful and appreciative eye on the wonderful flowers that appear each spring here in the northern hemisphere, but one of my perpetual favorites is one that often seems overlooked and neglected—the little dandelion. One of my … Continue reading

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Fleeting Beauty: Whit(ish) Christmas

Our Christmas wasn’t quite as white as we had hoped, but there was a nice frost (see my previous post), and it was cold enough that there were frozen puddles. As we returned from a walk along our nearby Papio … Continue reading

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SuperMoon Special

It’s called a SuperMoon because it’s not only full but at perigee, its closest to the earth in its current elliptical orbit. The last SuperMoon was on January 26, 1948 and the next will be November 5, 2034. Blessed with … Continue reading

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A farewell and a welcome

I have just lit a fire to honor the end of a lovely summer and to welcome the new autumn, which will officially begin at 10:21 tomorrow morning. This is always a melancholy moment, a mixture of sweet remembrance of … Continue reading

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Digression

I’m sharing my spare time between experiences at the cabin and those that I enjoyed in Florida, and I’d like to digress from tropical subjects to a more contemplative one that came to me just a couple of days before … Continue reading

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Frosty first foray

As promised, we drove north two days ago to check on things at the cabin, and everything was ship-shape, with one exception, on which I will elaborate in the near future.  We were only up there for one full day, … Continue reading

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The Daphne development

Following a new suggestion from a helpful member of the WordPress staff, I’m trying a new method of inserting a photo into a post that hopefully will, once again, enable single-click enlargement.  The flowers are on our Daphne bush, and … Continue reading

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