Falling

I heard a poem being read on NPR the other day. I thought it was so lovely and wanted to share it with you. Autumn The leaves are falling, falling as if from far up, as if orchards were dying high in space. Each leaf falls as if it were motioning "no." And tonight the heavy … Continue reading Falling

Counting Gifts

On my walk, jewels mark my path as if Royalty had just passed by. Gold, ruby, emerald in every shade...pooled under trees, scattered across the sidewalk, huddled in patches along the street. Hovering gray skies served only to heighten their jeweled glow. I genuflect to pick them up, one by one. Each a different shape. … Continue reading Counting Gifts

Out and About

I've been out drawing various places on Friday mornings and relishing every  minute! My friend Debbie and I parked our drawing chairs in the Gardens, finding all kinds of autumn beauty to draw and paint. A few weeks ago, we ventured just across the street from where I live, to draw the horses at Smith Hollow … Continue reading Out and About