Tag: snow

winter storms, upcycled Christmas trees–protecting birds in winter

Yesterday, my daughter packed away all of our ornaments, the creche and our Santa collection.  Our poor tree looked so pitiful standing there alone when I came upstairs.  I took great care of it, however, as I hauled it outside in the stand and…

reflection on a snowy morning

I love snow.  It’s as simple as that.  Whether it’s a powdered sugar dusting or an up-to-my-knees accumulation, there is something about snow that puts my spirit at ease.  Maybe it’s because the extra fluff absorbs all the sound and everything appears to be…

lilies in the leaves

In spite of Winter’s last sigh of snow on Wednesday, Spring has gracefully swept into the farm this weekend, greeting us with chirping robins and cheerful daffodils.  The perennial flower beds, filled with leaves, are showing signs of life.  Green shoots of lilies, iris,…