Tree Talk…

Mother Nature's beauty often leaves me speechless.  When you see some of the fascinating images by landscape photographer Greg Large you may feel the same way too.  View Greg's work via The Vigorous Beauty Of Trees in the Edge of Humanity Magazine.   They are too beautiful to not pass along for your viewing pleasure too. …

Cutting Trees for Arbor Day?

Forgot about American Arbor Day this year?  It's recognized on the last Friday in April (April 27th this year) but many states celebrate on their best tree planting date.  Still, you may decide to chop down a tree for Arbor Day rather than plant one.  Yes, that's what I said --- chop down a tree. …

Nature Teacher: Apologies

Tree boughs lie pummeled to the ground, shrubs remain paralyzed with ice like lingering stinging words from tormenting razor-sharp winds and a staccato of angry snow piercing the air. Apologetic vivid blue skies and dazzling sunshine appear the next day as the bouquet offered after an argument yet tangled branches of bewilderment remain. Time sometimes …

The Beauty of Transformation

Dazzling green and metallic blue dragonflies transformed my summer to autumn.  Taking in the colorful, changing fall landscape yesterday amid September temps, I was mesmerized when a silvery gold dragonfly as sparkly as Christmas ribbons landed on my garden chair.  We both sat perfectly still for the next few minutes, its lipstick red mirrored dots …