Sparkling Anew!

Pussy willow buds or “catkins” opening right before my spring-starved eyes is an amazing nature moment being bestowed upon me this foggy March morning in central Minnesota. Look at the intricate details of the water droplets encompassing the thirsty buds. I have been fortunate for the past twelve years to only have to peer out…
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Rejoicing In Sweet Melody!

Waking up to the sweet melody of any bird is invigorating. It clearly states it is a new day and nature is rejoicing. This morning the robin’s chorus with a distinct rich mixture of what- cheer, cheer, cheer  by cardinals in the background grace my soul. Whenever I hear a robin’s song I am transported…
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Freedom To Soar High!

 If given a choice, I would spend hours amid the solitary grandeur of nature. I recently had the unique opportunity to gaze at a Bald Eagle’s massive nest.  A few days later I am still in awe at this rare occurrence. I not only viewed the magnificence of the size of the nest, but also…
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Planet X Lurks Beyond Pluto

New evidence of a new ninth planet, nearly the size of Neptune, makes the solar system even more complex and fantasizing! During the solar system’s infancy 4.5 billion years ago, scientists say, the giant planet was knocked out of the planet-forming region near the sun. Slowed down by gas, the planet settled into a distant…
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The Glory Of A Sparkling Winter Day

The beauty of winter is breathtaking especially in the silence.  Snow Silver birches upon pillows of white The snow that fell during the night Coated the meadow and fields of green The prettiest sight I’ve ever seen A frozen morning sparkling chill The world about me an eerie still An ocean of ice across the…
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