Summer

“When life gets rough, I like to hold on to my dream of relaxing in the summer sun, just lettin’ off steam….Oh, the sky would be blue, and you guys will be there too.” ~ Olaf (Josh Gad) from “Frozen” At least in the northern hemisphere, today is the first official day of summer. It’s […]

Summer Break

Summer break is upon us, at least here in the area I call my little swath of the Midwest. Kids in traditional schools are done for the summer. So are the teachers, many of them friends of mine from my substitute teaching days. It’s been a tough year for both students and teachers alike. I […]

Summer is coming

Dandelions and Creeping Charlie both are alive and well in the yard outside my abode in my little swath of the Midwest. The trees are awash with fresh verdant leaves and while the temperatures have still been moving a bit like a yo-yo, they are climbing up the thermometer as they do so. It can […]

Trees

If you follow me on Instagram, you will notice I post a great deal about trees, especially right now. I have always had a love for trees. I have no recollection of when I first fell in love with them. but I remember many a time spent outdoors, old blankets stretched out on the lawn, […]