How many winters’ snowstorms have you lived through, old tree? How many times have white flakes piled up around your roots? Here you are, half my height, in the warm sun and cold wind. How many seasons, day in and day out, have you been here? Are your roots thirsty? What would kill you? How dry would it have to be, how cold, before you gave up? I could use a good walking stick; my knife...
I know that there’s going to be a segment of people for which, no matter what we...– Pres. Barak Obama regarding the release of his birth certificate.
At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it...– Abraham Lincoln
Seeing spring happening around me is a relief. I think it has something to do with the fact that I didn’t experience fall this year while in Egypt, but winter was long this year. It’s as if it is the lead up to winter makes it more bearable. With the slide into colder temperatures and the slow loss of leaves and green, mother nature prepares us. I do enjoy winter though. Especially...