Category: Nature

The Bluebird of Happiness

I recently spent hours online — okay, minutes because I’m blessed with the gift of reading extremely fast — researching the term: “the bluebird of happiness.” We have bluebirds here and most of the definitions I found applied. (Feel free to Google it or “ask Alexa.”) The one above may be an indigo bunting indigenous to

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Daylight Saving Time Frolics

Yes, folks, it’s Daylight Saving Time again (or the end of it, when an hour magically “disappears”…) and I’m tellin’ ya, it wreaks havoc on my entire being. This morning I woke up at 4:30 believing it was 4:30 (my favorite time to wake up), only to discover it was 3:30… aarrggh!  It’s perfidy, I tell

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Lessons From the Lightning Tree

Trees have a way of teaching, by virtue of their existence. They adapt to life’s storms with stalwart resilience. They stand… until they can’t. .  .  . A recent TV commercial defined smooth as the “new young”  (which was followed by a momentary twinge… and a hearty laugh.) Not knocking it… not scoffing, either.  It all depends on the source

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