The majestic oak trees with which we are surrounded drop millions of leaves every year. Many, we leave in situ. There’s no place to put them anyway. They mulch the garden and turn to humus on the floor of the woods.
The dogs track them in and are sometimes so covered with them, they look like snipers disguising themselves as they set their targets.
Living in the woods is wonderful. And very dirty. We fight back, but we lose. In a good period, we hold our own and make minor headway again the encroaching rubble of nature. Such is the way of woodland living.
Green for St. Patrick’s Day … and green for the coming spring. Even though the weather gurus are predicting snow for tomorrow night, I don’t believe it. Maybe we’ll have a few flakes, but nothing can stop nature. She’s moving forward away from winter with an unstoppable force.
It was the deepest green day of the summer and the Canada Geese were out in force.
The river was green by reflection of the trees and the brown backs of the geese only emphasized the color.
I don’t think it would dare snow, not now! And if, by some strange quirk of fate it does, it will melt in a day. The time for snow has passed.
From Cee:This week’s Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge (CB&W) topic is Kitchen and Dining Room Items. You can show tables, chair, dishes, appliances, food, silverware or utensils, sinks, stoves, etc. Use your imagination and have some fun along the way.
Our kitchen, in the early part of the afternoon. A time of soft light, and busyness. Corn beef cooking on the stove top. Peace reigns.
Making My Home A Haven is important to me. Sharing homemaking skills. Recipes and food. Bible Studies. This is a treasure chest of goodies. So take a seat. Have a glass of tea and enjoy. You will learn all about who I am and Our Neck Of The Woods.