Month: November 2020

On Dragonfly Wings

Usually, magic drops in quite unexpectedly.  I had just finished spreading out a white row cover over a bed of kale in my garden, when a red-tailed dragonfly dropped onto the cover and just sat there, mesmerizing me with his radiant red tail and… Continue Reading “On Dragonfly Wings”

I Almost Stepped on a Turtle

It has been a long time since I have run across a turtle here in our backyard forest – an adorable ordinary box turtle of medium size, with those amazing patterns on her back.  She just looked at me, as if to say, “Slow… Continue Reading “I Almost Stepped on a Turtle”

Songs of our ancestors

Do you remember the first time you heard the ocean in a seashell?  When I was a young girl, I remember visiting my grandmother who had these large shells, that later I learned were whelks and conchs.  She told me she picked them up… Continue Reading “Songs of our ancestors”