Tag Archives: nature

Singing for Spring

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Many signs of spring greeted me while visiting my parents in Montana last weekend, including lilacs blooming in neighborhoods and the weeping birch in my parents’ front yard displaying fresh, green palmate leaves. Outside … Continue reading

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On the Road Again

The car was fully loaded, leaving just enough room for Jay and me.  The back seat held a small cooler for drinks, 2 camera bags, 2 duffle bags, and a bag of snacks.  In the trunk was a large cooler … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day

This post by Gayle M. Irwin It’s Earth Day! Well, Earth Day is actually tomorrow. What is Earth Day? Celebrated in many countries throughout the world since 1970, this special day was started in the United States and founded Gaylord … Continue reading

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For the Birds

This post by Gayle M. Irwin In about one month, spring will officially arrive. Most people I know are looking forward to the new season, the increasing daylight, the green sprigs of grass that arise from winter’s sleep, the color … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Nature: Animals

Only to the white man was nature a wilderness and only to him was the land ‘infested’ with ‘wild’ animals and ‘savage’ people. To us it was tame, Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the … Continue reading

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Finding Inspiration in Nature – Part 1

This post by Gayle M. Irwin “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only … Continue reading

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The Fresh Breath of Spring

This post by L.Leander, Author of Fearless Fiction It’s time for planting and all around us are farms with tractors making rows and planting seeds. The smell of the fresh dirt never ceases to make me feel good – a … Continue reading

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Pause a Moment

This post by Jennifer Flaten   A rain storm blew through our area on Monday. According to the weather man there was a chance it would turn severe. I’ve had an up down relationship with storms. I used to love … Continue reading

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Controversy Amid Beauty

This post by Gayle M. Irwin My husband, our dogs and I spent two days in the summer majesty of Yellowstone National Park during the July 4th weekend. I once lived in this grand part of the United States, serving … Continue reading

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Warning Signs by SJ

By S. J. Brown Warning signs are present in all our lives. Mothers warn their children all the time “I’m warning you”. When you see a dark black sky that is a warning sign that a storm is moving in. … Continue reading

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