Tag: flowers

The Song of the Mountains

On a one-mile hike out to Lindy Point in Blackwater Falls State Park in West Virginia in late July I was suddenly surrounded by an explosion of pink tinted white blossoms.  This was completely unexpected, as they normally bloom in late June and early… Continue Reading “The Song of the Mountains”

The Great Warrior Rose

It is quite magical to come upon a blooming rose bush in the middle of the forest with a shaft of sunlight shining on her sweetly scented flowers through a break in the tree canopy.  While her flowers are dainty and small, there is… Continue Reading “The Great Warrior Rose”

Bleeding Hearts

The term “bleeding heart” has become quite a derogatory term in our culture and refers to one who feels “too much”.    Dictionary.com says it means “a person who makes an ostentatious or excessive display of pity or concern for others”, and it has even… Continue Reading “Bleeding Hearts”