Fall poetry

Enjoy these beautiful short pieces, as the leaves change and promptly rain down around us. Wherever you live, I hope you have had the chance to
watch the leaves make their annual costume change to colors of crimson, pumpkin orange, fireglow yellow and gold. This is one of nature’s greatest gifts!

“Go, sit upon the lofty hill,
And turn your eyes around,
Where waving woods and waters wild
Do hymn an autumn sound.”

Early Fall – On the Ground

Lots of things are happening out there right now in the Northern Hemisphere, as animals prepare for the coming winter. Today’s post is full of
interesting facts about everything from black bears to butterflies, aspens and oaks.

WeightWatching – In summer, the North American black bear must amass weight to survive its winter hibernation. It gains as much as 30 pounds a week eating a variety of foods,
such as berries, nuts, fish and leaves.

Fall Meditation – On Beauty

Wow. The colors in the foliage everywhere are changing, and it’s like a living, breathing change, altering the world minute by minute as the
light shifts from east to west and north to south. Who can help but love this time of year!

Today I selected some quotes on nature’s beauty. Enjoy!

“Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” — …

Nature Experience: Rock Hound

So many rocks – so little time.
Here in New Mexico, that has become my motto.
If you’re not a rock lover, you won’t understand this post. But if you are a rock lover …

I can’t remember when my love of rocks began. I’m sure I was pretty young, because I still have the first rock shop bracelet my dad ever bought for me. No way it fits around my wrist now, but I
can’t bear to part with it. The …