Archive for the ‘Nature Events’ Category

Holy Mosses

Saturday, January 10th, 2009

I have to admit I am not a gardener.  My backyard squirrels constantly ate the live flowers I planted each of the first four years so I went with silk flowers and I am a happy camper.   For you professional gardeners and lawn manicurists, I suspect you are horrified to hear that someone actually […]

The Blessings of Parenthood

Saturday, December 13th, 2008

Every once in a while I visit her website.  She is a young woman by my standards.  She and her husband found out they could not have children so they began the process of adoption.  She started her blog – – “Waiting Child” – to share her family’s journey into adoption and the struggles […]

Do You See What I See?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

I recently traveled to Pennsylvania for a week to visit friends. These days I have decided to drive to my destinations when I travel.  I’ve found a love for driving I did not have when I was busily working and raising a family.  My son went with me.  I’ve learned, as some of us have, […]

Takin’ a Walk on the High Side

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

My friend, Annette, and I love to walk on the dam.  It’s about a two mile walk from one side to the other with one view of the spacious Lake Murray on one side and a magnificent view of Columbia, South Carolina on the other.  Thank goodness the walking path is on the high side […]

He Peered into My Window Last Night

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008

It was well after dark last night as I was about to close the french door blinds for the evening. He was peering into the windows…sitting completely still as he blinked at me several times. At first I was startled and then I was reminded I was having a visit from my night time friend. […]