A September Poem

September The breezes taste Of apple peel. The air is full Of smells to feel- Ripe fruit, old footballs, Drying grass, New books and blackboard Chalk in class. The bee, his hive Well-honeyed, hums While Mother cuts Chrysanthemums. Like plates washed clean With suds, the days Are polished with A morning haze. From… A Child’s Calendar – Poems… 

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Favorites on Friday


This week we had the hounds come tearing through our fields hot on the trail of a fox! It’s always fun to see them! What are your plans for the weekend? It’s been a glorious week in Virginia, and the weekend promises to be wonderful as well! Whatever your plans, have a great weekend. Here are… 

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Leaf Man


Are you ready? Because it’s coming. What? FALL is coming…and what happens when Fall comes…the leaves on the trees start to…FALL. When it is time for a nature walk, or you are out raking up the leaves in your yard perhaps you should pause and see what you can see in the leaves before they… 

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