Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, Palm Coast, Florida I thought that this was a wonderful place to sit and meditate on sunny days. The gazebo was surrounded by such beauty: water, flowers, and trees. I immediately remembered Pull Up a Seat, and I wanted to share it with everyone.
This tree was in the Sweet Water Creek State Park, Douglas County, Georgia, and it reminded me of a woman from the Victorian age, all dressed up and strolling in the park. Posted for Sunday's Trees for October 4, 2020 from On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea.
Douglas and I went for a walk in another of the state parks near us. I was amazed to find such a wonderful place to hike just 15 minutes from our house. There were several paths to take, each listed by color: red, yellow, white, and green. We chose the red trail. Sweet Water Creek... Continue Reading →
Photo by Bikurgurl As she looked up at the heights of the trees, twenty-something Fiona grieved. Each year of mounting temperatures meant that it was unlikely that her future grandchildren would witness the beauty of the redwoods that towered over her. She love walking in the forests because the sheer height of the trees made... Continue Reading →
My marriage is over, and I am sorely lost, So I came to the place I once called home. Here is where I learned to run away from people And to find solace and peace in nature alone. My old friend, Tree, was still there in the woods, But all that's left of him was... Continue Reading →
Once I was lost in the forest, And I couldn't find a way out. I hollered for help that didn't come, No matter how loud was my shout. So, I sat down in an open space, Prayed, and put my back to a tree. In the shade of that tree, I felt safe, It was... Continue Reading →
The tall pines on the hill poked at the clouds, A battle centuries old which always brings delight. On this May morning, I sit quietly on the porch, Admiring nature's waltz in the shimmering light. It speaks of a force that's invisible to our eyes, One that causes the trees to continue to stand Through... Continue Reading →
Sally was walking through the park with Daniel, feeling safe and secure out in the open spaces of the park. But as they approached the darkness of the canopy of trees above them, she hesitated, and Daniel gave her a confused look. He asked, "What's wrong? You are perfectly safe with me." But, still she... Continue Reading →
As a child, I loved jumping rope, climbing on playground equipment, or just anything that kept my body in motion. My first job with the telephone company required me to climb floor-to-ceiling ladders all day, as I wired up networks that connected cities and towns. I loved all of it, the big spools of wire,... Continue Reading →
I saw this beautiful tree standing in all of its glory at the disc golf course! Through rain, snow, and the harshness of winter, as well as being hit by numerous flying discs, it still stands, with beauty from top to bottom! Isn't that like us, able to stand, no matter what comes our way?... Continue Reading →