I’ve been so proud of myself knowing the difference between disk flowers and ray flowers.
I enjoy squirrels — particularly tree squirrels, but I can say I love chipmunks too (the greedy little cusses). I also love the idea of flying squirrels and I’m lucky to have ever seen one. But the story is about my new neighbors, the red squirrels.
I often don’t notice change as it’s happening.
Every five years I seem to visit Old Cedar Bridge wetland just south of Minneapolis. It’s part of Minnesota River Valley Wildlife Refuge.
I don’t know whether the temperature actually lowered or my ability to handle the heat improved.
How are you feeling without all the normal holiday noise and activity?
… and heat … There seems to be a lot more subtlety about winter solstice. There is the darkness through which we must search for meaning. There is the hoping and looking forward to the returning of the light. But with the summer solstice it seems like everything is just out there: open and on…