Tag Archives: seasons

A Sign of Spring is the Plumeria Tree

Also known as the Frangipani. Spring, the sweet spring, is the year’s pleasant king; Then blooms each thing, then maids dance in a ring, Cold doth not sting, the pretty birds do sing. Cuckoo, jug-jug, pu-we, to-witta-woo! Thomas Nashe (1567–1601) … Continue reading

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Jack-O-Lanterns and Homemade Memories

A DIY Childhood Halloween was a lot different back in the 1950s. For one thing folks used to give out a full size candy bar, not these 1/4 size treats you see today. That’s not what I really remember though. … Continue reading

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Claude Monet’s Impression of Water – ART

Connect with Nature There are many times when a small group of independent thinkers has challenged the status quo to affect change in society with dramatic results. These people break the rules. They are often ostracized as radicals. However when … Continue reading

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Canned Goods

Music Archives: Greg Brown I’ve had long love affair with food. Reckon some of my favorite memories are about food, long as I can remember. As youngen I knew every wild apple tree, plumb thicket and rhubarb patch in my … Continue reading

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Taos Day Trip

Height of the summer drinking cool lemonade, the sound of a guitar an old Spanish tune. Kit Carson the trapper, scout, all around legend of the American West had a house and family in Taos, New Mexico. Taos on the … Continue reading

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Last Frost

Last frost – not quite. This has been a mild winter across much of north America and spring arrived early with record warm temperatures. Eyes have been on the early crocus  blooms and the mind has turned to planning for … Continue reading

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Puu Waawaa, Hawaii

The Silver Oak blooms in March The last week of March I was out with Mother Nature for a hike in the upper dry land forest. A very pleasant day walking and visiting my old friends the trees. It’s spring … Continue reading

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