Singing that Song: Tree Tuesday

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Just me and the trees, out with Mother Nature, with a few flowers that followed along. The day is new, and I know that nothing quite beats the very first sun and shine of the day, peering out of the vagueness, at the break of dawn. A moment in time, so splendid and true, gone almost before it happens, just for this instant, it lives on in my mind as extraordinary. How can you not love the beauty of nature? Without fail, giving us their very best - every single day. I breathe deep and take it all in, leaving no breath behind. The day,so glorious in the morning shine, resistance is futile and I run straight into the sunshine, the soft breeze blowing through the loose ends.

Today is #TreeTuesday with @Old-Guy-Photos! I am a day late and a dollar short, but, somewhere, out there, is a time zone that still says Tuesday.

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This was before the last cherry blossom fell. It was a strange spring for all the flowering trees, but, nevertheless, blossom time is a truly magic time of year. They bloom in stages and at the end of their time, the cherry blossoms rain petals, covering everything in a beautiful layer of pink or white.

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Oh, the beautiful life there. Breathe deeply. Let the moment swallow you whole.You are so beautiful, with your earth curving into a landscape of the forest.The trees have put on more leaves, abundantly ready to shade the forest fully before the heat of summer arrives. Oh! Too late! We have been experiencing near 90 and I got a burn from my meandering ways today.

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"Flowers whisper what words cannot say"
— at he loves me, he loves me not.


I kept thinking that the magnolias were over, but, then I wouls see a few more. This was the last I got to see doing the dance of the Magnolias. It has been a truly long spring for them. They are truly my favorite flowering tree... Well, fairly, it is one of. There are so many beautiful ones, but, I would have to say, this is definitely one of the most elegant.

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To be fair, this is another, equally as elegant, Magnolia. This could be classified as majestic. Trees are God's gift to Denise. I love my trees!


The battlefield, where it was earlier a place of activity, goes to bed early, to be ready for the very next day. Some of my favorite trees are there, no doubt waiting for me to pass them in the morning. Do you have favorite trees? I know I do.

Have you hugged a tree lately?

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Flowers are the music of the ground
From earth's lips spoken without sound
~Edwin Curran

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Another day of trees! I want to thank @Old-Guy-Photos for hosting the #TreeTuesday challenge. Where would we be without nature at our fingertips? For you, I leave you with flowers, to color your world. #alwaysaflower

All I have are my words, armed in my mind, written in pen, stand by stand. Oh, yes. Still by hand. It has a different feel. Altered not by keys, backspace, and delete, I write, erase, tear it to pieces and start all over again. And again.

It’s my way. I walk out to the deep end of the page and dive right in.





The Naming of Cats

The Naming of Cats is a difficult matter,
It isn’t just one of your holiday games;
You may think at first I’m as mad as a hatter
When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES.

TS Elliot

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