And sometimes you knock over your own Christmas tree

I call it my three-movie tree. This year, it took Love Actually, Labyrinth, and Little Women to get the sucker properly decorated. (It helped that the tree was still standing from last year and I didn’t have to spend 30 minutes fluffing up the branches, of course.)...more

Poetry Night 2

  TreeStanding dark and tall,Standing straight and strong,Among many others of it’s kind,Is an oak tree,In a sprawling park. It stands still amid baseball fieldsAnd picnic benches.Some if it’s branches  have broken and fallen to the ground in wild winds.But the Tree stands still. I was blown here,...more


Every year 3 to 6 billion trees are chopped down. The world loses over one hundred thousand acres of forests everyday. The environmental repercussions are severe. According to National Geographic, the world's rain forests could completely vanish in a hundred years at the current rate of deforestation! This disruption leads to more extreme temperature swings that can be harmful to plants and animals globally. Can you imagine a world without trees in our neighbourhoods parks and trails?? ...more

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Wordless trees Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday, a simple post which features a photo to convey a message that speaks for itself without using words; well not a lot of words.Beautiful Augusta, GA!...more

Stream of Consciousness: Tree Climbing

I appreciate trees. I love hugging them. I think they are beautiful to look at. I enjoy how the leaves change color in Autumn and little by little they fall to the ground one by one. I love how they slowly reappear in the spring.Every time we visit a new place, I run around taking pictures of the trees, and yesterday was no different. We spent the afternoon in Dallas and I was off taking pictures in the big gorgeous trees....more

Fallen tree

Today I decided to take Lisen to the forest. However, we didn't get very far because of this fallen tree on the forest road. I even got out of the car in the pouring rain to try and pull the tree aside.Full post: Fallen tree...more

Family tree

6th April 2005...more


Throughout the day I have been thinking about what to write about today. I didn't want to do another post complaigning about the dire current state of my financial affairs orgoing on even more about how much I am missing Milo (he'll be back in my arms tomorrow!!!) and then something this evening sparked my mind and so now I have my subject matter. ...more